The paired hip bones are the large, curved bones that form the lateral and anterior aspects of the pelvis. Each adult hip bone is formed by three separate bones.
Skeletal Radiol. 2011 Nov;40(11):1421-6. doi: 10.1007/s00256-010-1078-y. Epub 2010 Dec 29. Radiologic findings of adult pelvis and appendicular skeletal .
The adult human pelvis is useful to estimate age because it contains three age indicators-the pubic symphysis, auricular surface, and.