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ili/o is a combining form that refers to “ilium”.

The ilium comprises the upper part of the hip bone and pelvis. This is the largest and topmost bone of the hip and is crucial to the pelvic girdle. The ilium supports the body’s weight and forms the structure that makes sure the spine is stable when the body is standing. Therefore, it is crucial as part of the mechanism that facilitates mobility.