os pubis

Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.os pubis - one of the three sections of the hipboneos pubis - one of the three sections of the hipbone; together these two bones form the front of the pelvis
bone, os - rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates
pelvic arch, pelvic girdle, pelvis, hip - the structure of the vertebrate skeleton supporting the lower limbs in humans and the hind limbs or corresponding parts in other vertebrates
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
Evaluation of the Todd and McKern-Stewart methods for aging the male os pubis. In: Reichs K, editor.
A 50-year-old woman presented to the orthopedic service with a lytic lesion of the left os pubis. Complete blood count on admission revealed the following values: hemoglobin, 97 g/L; hematocrit, 0.294; platelets, 646 x [10.sup.9]/L; and white blood cells, 10.6 x [10.sup.9]/L with a normal differential.