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Bony Landmarks of the pelvis and hip

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acetabulum
articular surface for hip joint
obturator foramen
hole by the acetabulum
iliac crest
rim across top
iliac fossa
on the medial side; flat, hollowed out area for muscle attachment
anterior superior iliac spine
front end point of crest
anterior inferior iliac spine
just below ASIS
posterior superior iliac spine
back end point of crest
posterior inferior iliac spine
just below PSIS
greater sciatic notch
big notch on back of ilium, just below PSIS
auricular surface
"earlike"; articulates with sacrum
ischium
posterior part of pelvis
ischial spine
pointy part on upper ischium
ischial tuberosity
part you sit on, bottom of ischium
lesser sciatic notch
smaller notch, below ischial spine
body of pubis
middle
superior ramus
braches up from body of pubis
inferior ramus
branches down from body of pubis
pubic tubercle
tip of body of pubis
coccyx
tail bone
fovea
dent/divot in head of femur
greater trochanter
superior and lateral to lesser trochanter of femur
lesser trochanter
inferior and medial to greater trochanter of femur
trochanteric fossa
area under "wave" of femur
intertrochanteric line
imaginary, anterior side; connects greater and lesser trochanter
intertrochanteric crest
can see, ridge from greater to lesser trochanter on posterior femur
gluteal tuberosity
where muscle attches on posterior side of femur
linea aspera
thin line down posterior side of femur below gluteal tuberosity
pectineal line
medial, proximal femur
adductor tubercle
bump on distal, medial femur