pubic tubercle

pubic tubercle n a rounded eminence on the upper margin of each pubis near the pubic symphysis

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tuberculum pubicum.

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  • Pubic tubercle — Infobox Bone Name = Pubic tubercle Latin = t. pubicum ossis pubis GraySubject = 57 GrayPage = 236 Caption = Symphysis pubis exposed by a coronal section. (Pubic tubercle labeled at upper left.) Caption2 = Pelvis. Pubic tubercle is 4d. System =… …   Wikipedia

  • 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 — n the border of a pubis between its pubic tubercle and the pubic symphysis * * * crista pubica …   Medical 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

  • pubic crest — noun : the border of the pubis between the pubic tubercle and the pubic symphysis …   Useful english dictionary

  • pubic spine — noun see pubic tubercle …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tubercle — A small tuber, a small lump or bump. * * * 1. A nodule, especially in an anatomic, not pathologic, sense. 2. A circumscribed, rounded, solid elevation on the skin, mucous membrane, or surface of an organ. 3. A slight …   Medical dictionary

  • Superior pubic ramus — Infobox Bone Name = Superior pubic ramus Latin = ramus superior ossis pubis GraySubject = 57 GrayPage = 236 Caption = Right hip bone. External surface. (Superior ramus of pubis labeled at center right.) Caption2 = Pelvis. Superior ramus is 4b.… …   Wikipedia

  • 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

  • Ligament — A ligament is a tough band of connective tissue that connects various structures such as two bones. Ligament is a fitting term; it comes from the Latin ligare meaning to bind or tie. * * * 1. A band or sheet of fibrous tissue connecting two or… …   Medical dictionary

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