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English definition of “iliacus”


noun [C] uk   /ɪˈlaɪ.ə.kəs/ us    /ɪˈlɑɪ.ə.kəs/ specialized
a triangular muscle attached to the iliac fossa ( =the large, smooth part of the pelvis) that allows the thigh to bend forward and turnSubstances and structures in the body
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