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  • n. one of the three sections of the hipbone; together these two bones form the front of the pelvis


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  • Here you see, he would say, there was no injury done to the sensorium; — no pressure of the head against the pelvis; — no propulsion of the cerebrum towards the cerebellum, either by the os pubis on this side, or os coxygis on that; — and pray, what were the happy consequences?

    The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman


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