All posts tagged with sacrum

A quick start to the skeleton

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In this course, you will be working extensively with skeletal anatomy. The skeleton provides the primary evidence about our evolutionary history. Skeletal ev...

The pelvis of Australopithecus

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The hominid pelvis is much shorter than ape pelves, with muscle attachments reoriented for effective walking.

Structure of the pelvis

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The pelvis is a complex made of three bones: the sacrum and the left and right os coxae, also called “innominate” bones. The sacrum forms the posterior part ...

Sexual dimorphism of the pelvis

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The pelvis is the most accurate indicator of sex in the human skeleton. Its central role in the birth process means that the pelvis has several shape differe...