The coxal bone is one of three bones, along with the coccyx
and sacrum that forms the pelvis
. This bone enables hip
movement. The coxal bone has an unusual appearance, with a complex shape that is often compared to a helix formed by two wings. This bone has the distinction of being created from the fusion of several bones during puberty: the pubis
, ischium, and ilium. It moves the pelvis
with the help of the sacroiliac joint
, symphysis pubis
, and acetabulum.
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Latest update on August 20, 2014 at 05:45 AM by christelle.b.