ischion

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French[edit]

Noun[edit]

ischion m (plural ischions)

  1. (anatomy) ischium

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Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From the Ancient Greek ἰσχίον (iskhíon, hip-joint”, “haunch).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ischion n (genitive ischiī); second declension

  1. (chiefly in the plural) the hip-joint or hipbone

Declension[edit]

Second declension neuter, Greek type.

Number Singular Plural
nominative ischion ischia
genitive ischiī ischiōrum
dative ischiō ischiīs
accusative ischion ischia
ablative ischiō ischiīs
vocative ischion ischia

Synonyms[edit]

  • (hip-joint of hipbone): coxa (pure Latin)

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References[edit]

  • ischĭa” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • ischĭa” on page 860/1 of Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français (1934)
  • ischia” on page 971/1 of the Oxford Latin Dictionary (1st ed., 1968–82)