pubic bone
noun see pubis

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • pubic bone — n PUBIS * * * os pubis …   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 bone — innominate bone (the pelvic fin bone in Gasterosteidae, sometimes a misnomer for the ectocoracoid. Also called pelvic bone, pelvic plate, posterior process and medial plate) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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

  • Body of pubic bone — Infobox Bone Name = PAGENAME Latin = corpus ossis pubis GraySubject = 57 GrayPage = 236 Caption = Pelvis. Body is 4a. Caption2 = Origins = Insertions = Articulations = MeshName = MeshNumber = DorlandsPre = c 56 DorlandsSuf = 12260697 The body of… …   Wikipedia

  • symphysial surface of pubic bone — facies symphysialis ossis pubis …   Medical dictionary

  • Pubic — Pu bic, a. (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the pubes; in the region of the pubes; as, the pubic bone; the pubic region, or the lower part of the hypogastric region. See {Pubes}. (b) Of or pertaining to the pubis. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pubic — adjective Of, or relating to the area of the body adjacent to the pubis or the pubes. See Also: pubic bone, pubic hair, pubic symphysis …   Wiktionary

  • pubic tubercle — noun also pubic spine : a rounded eminence on the upper margin of each pubic bone near the symphysis …   Useful english dictionary

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

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