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- adj. Of, or pertaining to, the ischium.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to the ischium or hip; ischiac; ischiadic; ischiatic.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as ischiatic.
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Mostly all baboons have long almost dog like muzzles, heavy powerful jaws, close-set eyes thick fur except on their muzzle rough spots on their rear ends and a short tail, the rough spots on the rear ends of the baboon are called ischial callosities.
a mandrill baboon sitting Species: M. sphinx fur except on their muzzle rough spots on their rear ends and a short tail, the rough spots on the rear ends of the baboon are called ischial callosities.
The saddle should provide your main area of support on the bike; however the crotch was not designed to bear weight so I believe we should use as much of the skeleton for support as possible, meaning that you should sit mostly on your ischial tuberositiessit bone.
In cases where fracture of some portion of the pelvic girdle is suspected and the subject is able to walk, crepitation is sought by placing one hand on an external angle of the ilium and the other on the ischial tuberosity and the animal is then made to walk.
In fracture of the ischial tuberosity, infection is more apt to result than in like injury of the ilium, and greater displacement of bone occurs.
In fractures of the angle of the ilium and the ischial tuberosity, perceptible evidence always exists.
The palæontologist might tell us if some such case of ischial approximation by natural mechanical causes has not caused the probable extinction of whole genera of vertebrates.
The gibbon exhibits this iliac expansion through the sitting posture which developed his ischial callosities.
As all the tailed monkeys of the Old World have seat-pads (or ischial callosities as they are called in scientific language), and as all the American monkeys have tails, but no seat-pads, this is the most constant external character by which to distinguish them; and having done so we can look for the other peculiarities of the American monkeys, especially the distance apart of the nostrils and their lateral position.
Extension is mainly performed by the Glutæus maximus, assisted by the hamstring muscles and the ischial head of the Adductor magnus.