retropubic

retropubic

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ret·ro·pu·bic .re-trō-'pyü-bik adj
1) situated or occurring behind the pubis
2) performed by way of the retropubic space <\retropubic prostatectomy>

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ret·ro·pu·bic (ret″ro-puґbik) posterior to the pubic arch.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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