Posterior inferior iliac spine - Spina iliaca posterior inferior

Description

The posterior border of the ala, shorter than the anterior, also presents two projections separated by a notch, the posterior superior iliac spine that serves for the attachment of the oblique portion of the posterior sacroiliac ligaments and the Multifidus; and the posterior inferior iliac spinethat corresponds with the posterior extremity of the auricular surface. Below the posterior inferior spine is a deep notch, the greater sciatic notch.


This definition incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy (20th U.S. edition of Gray's Anatomy of the Human Body, published in 1918 – from http://www.bartleby.com/107/).

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