pubic symphysis

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pubic symphysis

n.
The joint located between the pubes in the lower abdominal region and composed of a fibrous cartilaginous material.

pu′bic sym′physis


n.
the fixed joint at the front of the pelvic girdle where the two pubic bones meet.
[1930–35]
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17) In our study, no bone marrow edema was encountered at the sites of the symphisis pubis of the patients.
For autopsy cases a midline incision was given from the symphisis menti to symphisis pubis.
A THE pubic bone or symphisis pubis is the point where the two bones at the front of the pelvis are held together by ligaments.