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.
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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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Only those elements that were sampled for DNA analyses were considered in this study, and those elements that did not have maximum length measurements or the ability to assess age via fusion or the pubic symphysis were excluded.
Since, the majority of the people have considered that early marriage is a curse because their mindset is that it disturb the education of women, but if we see the next side of it, then it also protects the health of women while getting birth from a woman whose age is under 18-30 then their uterus side present a bone, which is pubic symphysis that gets separated very easily and while a baby is taking birth then the pubic symphysis bone started going to its original position after the birth even after some weeks it comes its proper position.
Midline abdomen incision was taken from the xiphisternum to the pubic symphysis. A large mass arising from the upper and mid pole of the right kidney with multiple small foci in the lower pole was seen.
We marked 1-2 fingerbreadths above the pubic symphysis and prepped and draped this region.
Spigelian hernias occur through a defect in the linea semilunaris, a fibrous union of the rectus sheath with the aponeuroses of the transverse abdominal and abdominal internal oblique muscles that extends from the level of the ninth rib cartilage to the pubic symphysis. Usually wall defects are secondary to acquired weakness of the abdominal wall, often related to surgical incisions.
Acetabular rotation in DPO results from ischial deformation and possible torsion in the pubic symphysis in growing dogs, and such assumption has been confirmed by PUNKE et al.
Eberhardt, "Elastic and viscoelastic properties of the human pubic symphysis joint: effects of lateral impact loading," Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, vol.
Borens, "Septic arthritis of the pubic symphysis caused by Streptococcus mitis," Acta Clinica Belgica, vol.
In the first case (28-year-old female), the patient had the typical phenotypic characteristics of cleidocranial dysostosis (short stature, open anterior fontanelle, typical facial appearance, a wide and protruding forehead, and dental problems), bilateral pseudoarthrosis of the clavicle, slightly widened pubic symphysis, small iliac wings, bilateral shortness of the femoral neck and coxa vara, bilateral genu valgum in the lower extremity, progressive scoliosis, and a positive family history (in her father and grandmother) at presentation.
The plain films also revealed a pubic symphysis disjunction, which is often associated and must be systematically verified [1].