Ridged; relating to the os pubis or to any comblike structure. SYN: pectineus (1).

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pec·tin·e·al pek-'tin-ē-əl adj of, relating to, or located near the pubic bone

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pec·tin·e·al (pek-tinґe-əl) (pek″tĭ-neґəl) pertaining to the os pubis.

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