Iliac tuberosity

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Bone: Iliac tuberosity
Right hip bone. External surface.
Right hip bone. Internal surface.
Latin tuberositas iliaca
Gray's subject #57 234
/ Elsevier

Behind the iliac fossa is a rough surface, divided into two portions, an anterior and a posterior. The posterior portion, known as the iliac tuberosity, is elevated and rough, for the attachment of the posterior sacroiliac ligaments and for the origins of the Sacrospinalis and Multifidus.

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