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ischi/o is a combining form that refers to “ischium”.

The ischium consists of two bones of the pelvis that make up the lower and rear portion of the hip bone. The upper part of the ischium makes up most of the curved region of the pelvis that makes up the hip. As a structural part of the hip joint, this bone is essential to leg mobility, balancing, standing up, and lifting.