from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In anatomy, the innominate bone, more expressly called os innominatum; the haunch-bone, flank-bone, hip-bone, or os coxæ.
- n. Something whose use and name are unknown: a term used frequently in schedules and the like with respect to objects of antiquity.
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The os innominatum may be so fractured that the pelvic girdle is broken, as in fracture of the iliac shaft, or in a manner that the girdling continuity of the innominate bones is not interrupted.
By removing the os innominatum, A D, Plate 48, together with the internal obturator, and levator ani muscles, which arise from its inner side, we obtain a lateral view, Plate 49, of the pelvic viscera, and of the vessels &c. connected with them.
These include official letters written by Bonaventure as general to the superiors of the order, as well as personal letters addressed like that "Ad innominatum magistrum" to private individuals.
These fractures will be considered under their separate denominations, as those of the sacrum and the os innominatum, or hip, which includes the subdivisions of the ilium, the pubes, and the ischium.
Mingled with the rest, the pelvic bone of a man, os innominatum, was obtained by Dr. Dickeson of Natchez, in whose collection I saw it.
Epistula de tribus quaestionibus ad magistrum innominatum, in Opere di San Bonaventura.
[Illustration: _The Pelvis. _ a, _the sacrum; _ b, b, _the right and the left innominatum.