pubic arch

pubic arch
pubic arch n the notch formed by the inferior rami of the two conjoined pubic bones as they diverge from the midline

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arcus pubicus.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Pubic arch — Infobox Bone Name = Pubic arch Latin = a. pubicus GraySubject = 58 GrayPage = 240 Caption = Female pelvis. (Pubic arch labeled at bottom center.) Caption2 = Male pelvis. (Pubic arch labeled at bottom center.) System = MeshName = MeshNumber =… …   Wikipedia

  • pubic arch — noun : the arch formed at the front of the pelvis by the conjoined pubic bones …   Useful english dictionary

  • open pubic arch — a congenital anomaly in which the pubic arch is not fused, the bodies of the pubic bones being spread apart …   Medical dictionary

  • Pubic symphysis — Infobox Anatomy Name = Pubic symphysis Latin = symphysis pubica, symphysis pubis GraySubject = 80 GrayPage = 310 Caption = Symphysis pubis exposed by a coronal section. (Pubic symphysis visible at center left.) Caption2 = #5 is Pubic symphysis… …   Wikipedia

  • Pubic crest — Bone: Pubic crest Right hip bone. External surface. (Crest of pubis labeled at center bottom right.) Latin crista pubica Gray s …   Wikipedia

  • arch — Any structure resembling a bent bow or an a.; an arc. In anatomy, any vaulted or archlike structure. See arcus. SYN: arcus [TA]. [thru O. Fr. fr. L. arcus, bow] abdominothoracic a. a bell shaped line defined by the lower end of the sternum and… …   Medical dictionary

  • pubic bone — noun one of the three sections of the hipbone; together these two bones form the front of the pelvis • Syn: ↑pubis, ↑os pubis • Derivationally related forms: ↑pubic (for: ↑pubis) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • pubic — pu·bic || pjuːbɪk adj. of the pubis, pertaining to the two bones that form the front arch of the pelvis (Anatomy) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pubic bone — n. pubis, front part of either of the hipbones that form the front arch of the pelvis (Anatomy) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Inferior pubic ligament — Infobox Ligament Name = Inferior pubic ligament Latin = ligamentum pubicum inferius GraySubject = 80 GrayPage = 310 Caption = Symphysis pubis exposed by a coronal section. (Inferior pubic ligament is labeled with very small text at left.)… …   Wikipedia

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