Pelvic Girdle Diagram
The pelvic girdle, consisting of two hip bones, serves to attach the lower limbs to the sacrum of the axial skeleton. The right and left hip bones converge anteriorly and articulate with each other at the pubic symphysis. The combination of the two hip bones, the sacrum, and the coccyx forms the pelvis. The pelvis has a pronounced anterior tilt.
The wing of the ischium merges with the lateral surface of the ilium without any distinct boundary. The pubis of a chicken is the most ventral part of the chicken pelvic girdle. This is a thin elongated bone that incompletely fuses with the ischium bone of the chicken.
Pelvis, also called bony pelvis or pelvic girdle, in human anatomy, basin-shaped complex of bones that connects the trunk and the legs, supports and balances the trunk, and contains and supports the intestines, the urinary bladder, and the internal sex organs. The pelvis consists of paired hipbones, connected in front at the pubic symphysis and …