A ripe fruit of hip of the Carolina Allspice.

Carolina Allspice

A ripe fruit of hip of the Carolina Allspice.

"The <em>femur</em>, or thigh bone, the largest and heaviest bone in the body, reaches from the hip to the knee. It has a rounded head, which fits into the cuplike cavity in the hip bone which has already been mentioned." &mdash; Blaisedell, 1904

Femur

"The femur, or thigh bone, the largest and heaviest bone in the body, reaches from the hip…

Line of pressure between hip and knee.

Line of Pressure Between Hip and Knee

Line of pressure between hip and knee.

Muscles of the iliac and anterior femoral region.

Muscles of the Hip and Leg

Muscles of the iliac and anterior femoral region.

Ligaments and bones of the hip joint and pelvis. Labels: 1, posterior sacro-iliac ligament; 2, greater sacro sciatic ligament; 3, lesser sacro-sciatic ligament; 4, greater sacro-sciatic notch; 5, lesser sacro-sciatic notch; 6, cotyloid ligament around the acetabulum; 7, ligamentum teres; 8, line of attachment of the capsular ligament of the hip-joint, posteriorly; 9, obturator ligament.

Bones and Ligaments of the Hip and Pelvis

Ligaments and bones of the hip joint and pelvis. Labels: 1, posterior sacro-iliac ligament; 2, greater…

Muscles of the hip and thigh.

Muscles of the Hip and Thigh

Muscles of the hip and thigh.

Dissection of hip joint from the front.

Dissection of Hip Joint From Front

Dissection of hip joint from the front.

Right hip joint, from the mesal side. The bottom of the acetabulum had been chiseled away sufficiently to make the head of the femur visible.

Hip Joint from Mesal Side

Right hip joint, from the mesal side. The bottom of the acetabulum had been chiseled away sufficiently…

Right hip joint, seen from before

Hip Joint Seen from Before

Right hip joint, seen from before

Right hip joint, from behind. The joint capsule, except for strengthening ligaments, has been removed.

Back View of Hip Joint

Right hip joint, from behind. The joint capsule, except for strengthening ligaments, has been removed.

Deep-seated muscles on the posterior part of the hip joint. Labels: 1, fifth lumbar vertebra; 2, ilio-lumbar ligament; 3, crest of the ilium; 4, anterior superior spinous process; 5, origin of the fascia femoris; 6, gluteus medius; 7, its lower and anterior portion; 8, pyriformis; 9, gemini; 10, trochanter major; 11, insertion of the gluteus medius; 12, gradratus femoris; 13, part of the adductor magnus; 14, insertion of the gluteus magnus; 15, vastrus externus; 16, long head of the biceps; 17, semi-membranosos; 18, semi-tendinosus; 19, tuber ischii; 20, obturator internus; 21, point of the coccyx; 22, posterior coccygeal ligament; 23, 24, greater sacro-sciatic ligament; 25, posterior superior spinous process of ilium; 26, posterior sacro-iliac ligaments.

Deep Muscles of the Hip Joint

Deep-seated muscles on the posterior part of the hip joint. Labels: 1, fifth lumbar vertebra; 2, ilio-lumbar…

Dissection of hip joint with bottom of acetabulum removed, and capsule of the joint thrown outwards towards the trochanters.

Dissection of Hip Joint

Dissection of hip joint with bottom of acetabulum removed, and capsule of the joint thrown outwards…

Right hip joint, from in front.

Front View of Hip Joint

Right hip joint, from in front.

Right hip joint. Posterior half, viewed from in front. The joint surfaces have been somewhat pulled apart.

Frontal Section of Hip Joint

Right hip joint. Posterior half, viewed from in front. The joint surfaces have been somewhat pulled…

A frontal section through the left hip joint of a boy. Front view.

Frontal Section Through Hip Joint

A frontal section through the left hip joint of a boy. Front view.

Frontal section through the right hip joint, viewed from in front.

Frontal Section Through Hip Joint

Frontal section through the right hip joint, viewed from in front.

"The bones are fastened together, kept in place, and their movements limited, by tough and strong bands, or straps called <em>ligaments</em>, from a word meaning to bind." — Blaisedell, 1904

Powerful Ligament at the Hip Joint

"The bones are fastened together, kept in place, and their movements limited, by tough and strong bands,…

Dissection of the structures beneath Poupart's ligament. The (*) indicates the iliopectineal intermuscular septum attached to the capsule of the hip joint along the inner part of its anterior surface.

Inguinal Region and Hip Joint

Dissection of the structures beneath Poupart's ligament. The (*) indicates the iliopectineal intermuscular…

Innominate bone at about fifteen years.

Innominate Bone

Innominate bone at about fifteen years.

Oblique sagittal section of right innominate bone passing through bottom of acetabulum; inner surface.

Sagittal Section of Innominate Bone

Oblique sagittal section of right innominate bone passing through bottom of acetabulum; inner surface.

The lymphatics in the leg, with glands at the hip.

Lymphatics in the Leg

The lymphatics in the leg, with glands at the hip.

The external surface of the right os innominatum.

Os Innominatum

The external surface of the right os innominatum.

The internal surface of the right os innominatum.

Os Innominatum

The internal surface of the right os innominatum.

The Os Innominatum, or nameless bone, so called from bearing no resemblance to any known object, is a large irregular shaped bone, which, with its fellow of opposite side, forms the sides and front wall of the pelvic cavity. Labels: R, O, crest of ilium, just below O is seen the anterior superior spinous process; J, tuberosity of ischium; t, part of pubes, between J and T is seen the thyroid foramen: H, acetabulum, below H is seen end of ubic bone which, with its fellow of opposite side, forms the symphysis pubis.

Part of the Human Pelvic Bone

The Os Innominatum, or nameless bone, so called from bearing no resemblance to any known object, is…

The anterior view of the articulations of the pelvis and hip.

Pelvis

The anterior view of the articulations of the pelvis and hip.

The pelvis. Labels: a, the sacrum; b, the right and the left innominatum.

The Pelvis

The pelvis. Labels: a, the sacrum; b, the right and the left innominatum.

The female pelvis.

Female Pelvis

The female pelvis.

The female pelvis as seen from in front.

Female Pelvis

The female pelvis as seen from in front.

The male pelvis.

Male Pelvis

The male pelvis.

The male pelvis as seen from in front.

Male Pelvis

The male pelvis as seen from in front.

A simple conical roof.

Conical Style Roof Type

A simple conical roof.

A simple hip roof.

Hip Style Roof Type

A simple hip roof.

"Some of the Larger Muscles on the back of the Thigh. Powerful tendons at the hip and on the back of the knee are well shown." &mdash; Blaisedell, 1904

Thigh muscles

"Some of the Larger Muscles on the back of the Thigh. Powerful tendons at the hip and on the back of…