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Posterior inferior spine


Description

This landmark is a blunt posterior projection from the posterior iliac margin corresponding to the posterior angle of the auricular surface. It is separated from its superior counterpart by a shallow notch. This projection of bone provides attachment for sacroiliac ligaments.

Etymology

The word spine comes from the Latin spina meaning a thorn.

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