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(ĭs′kē-ŭm) plural.ischia [Gr. ischion, hip]
The lower, posterior portion of the innominate or hip bone. It is a separate bone at birth; it begins to fuse with the pubis by age 8; and it is fully fused with the pubis and ilium by 16 to 18 years of age.

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But for his pasta sauce Pino uses Ischia cherry tomatoes that he imports from home.
Off the coast of southern Italian city Naples, Ischia has always been somewhat overshadowed by the glitz and glam of sister island Capri, and subsequently remains largely undiscovered by British tourists.
Vanessa was in town for the Ischia Global Film and Music festival, which couldn't have been a better occasion for a cropped top, and a skirt that looked made for dancing.
Relax with a good read you've come to Procida to escape the mainland masses and throngs heading for Capri and Ischia.
Day release Don't miss day trips to the haunting ruins of Pompeii and Herculaneum, an ascent of Vesuvius, the sunny holiday resort of Sorrento, a heart-in-mouth drive along the Amalfi Coast or cruises to the islands of Ischia and Capri or spectacular Rome.
TUNIS, July 5, 2010 (TAP)- Tunisian film producer Tarek Ben Ammar has been awarded, on Monday, the 2010 international Mediterranean prize "Premio Ischia Internazionale Sezione Mediterraneo," at a ceremony on the Island of Ischia, Italy.
Within the context of sea-land correlations that include marine geophysical surveys and direct field investigations and documentary sources, the case studies address land-born geological processes that deliver sediment to the coast and open sea, including large slope failures on volcanic and non-volcanic coastal areas, cliff recession, landslides, volcanic debris and rocks, natural and anthropogenic factors, and floods of coastal streams, in the Sorrento Peninsula, the Naples and Salerno districts, Ischia island and Somma-Vesuvius, and the Ligura district.
The film is a deserving winner of the Prix Italia and provides stunning images of Sir William's estate on Ischia in the Bay of Naples.
The town's steep slopes look out over the brilliantly azure waters to Ischia, Capri and the Bay of Naples and you can enjoy many breathtaking walks along the coast, try a boat cruise or drop in to one of the numerous flower-drenched restaurants perching high above the shoreline.
ABSTRACT : One-hundred and twenty Ischia grey rabbits, traditionally raised in pits, were equally divided after weaning (32 days) into three groups: group C, housed in cages (4 rabbits/cage) and fed a commercial concentrate; group GF, housed as C group and fed grasses collected on the island and crushed faba beans supplemented with an appropriate mineral vitamin mix; group P, housed in pits (8 rabbits/pit) and fed as GF group.
Robin takes us from Ischia and Naples to Venice, the capital of the publishing world, for a look at the works that not only came out of the salons but were also literary mirrors of the salons themselves.
He and Nancy left Chicago in 1956 for Florence and Ischia, a small island northwest of Capri, where he painted portraits, based on fragments of classical sculpture, that might be of totemic victims: men with flesh bruised red and bluish, their gazes deadened, defeated.