Difference Between Male and Female Hip Bones

The following table summarises the Differences between male and female hip bones

FeaturesFemaleMale
Greater sciaticnotch Wider (75°)Narrower (< 50°)
Ischial spineNot invertedInverted
Ischiopubic ramusThin and not evertedThick and everted
Obturator foramenTriangularOval
Acetabular diameterLess than 5 cmMore than 5 cm
Distance between the pubic tubercle and anterior acetabular marginLess than transverse diameter of acetabulumEqual to the transverse diameter of acetabulum
Pre-auricular sulcusMore conspicuousLess conspicuous
Iliac fossaShallowerDeeper

 Male and Female Hip Bones

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