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Pubic symphysis

pubic symphysis The joint between the pubic bones at the front of the... Read More

Addisons clinical planes

Addisons clinical planes a series of planes used as landmarks in thoracoabdominal topography; the trunk is divided... Read More

Body of pubis

Body of pubis The flattened medial portion of the pubic bone entering into the pubic symphysis. From it extend the superior... Read More

Arcuate pubic ligament

Arcuate pubic ligament (Science: anatomy) The ligament that arches across the inferior aspect of the pubic... Read More

Symphysis

Definition noun, plural: symphyses (anatomy) (1) A cartilaginous joint between the articulating bones adjoined by... Read More

Suspensory ligament of clitoris

suspensory ligament of clitoris A fibrous band at the deep fascial level that extends from the pubic symphysis to the deep... Read More

Third parallel pelvic plane

third parallel pelvic plane --> pelvic plane of least dimensions The plane that extends from the end of the sacrum to the... Read More

Joints of pelvic girdle

The joints of pelvic girdle, in anatomy, are the joints that unite the sacrum and the two hip bones, forming the pelvic... Read More

Symphysis pubis

symphysis pubis The greek word symphysis means growing together. The pubis are the pubic bone. So the symphysis pubis is... Read More

Apertura pelvis superior

Apertura pelvis superior --> superior pelvic aperture The upper opening of the true pelvis, bounded anteriorly by the pubic... Read More

Pelvic inlet

pelvic inlet --> superior pelvic aperture The upper opening of the true pelvis, bounded anteriorly by the pubic symphysis... Read More

Superior pelvic aperture

Superior pelvic aperture The upper opening of the true pelvis, bounded anteriorly by the pubic symphysis and the pubic crest... Read More

Aditus pelvis

Aditus pelvis --> superior pelvic aperture The upper opening of the true pelvis, bounded anteriorly by the pubic symphysis... Read More

Conjugate of pelvic outlet

Conjugate of pelvic outlet The distance from the tip of the coccyx to the lower edge of the pubic symphysis. See: obstetric... Read More

Suspensory ligament of penis

suspensory ligament of penis A fibrous band at the deep fascial layer that extends from the pubic symphysis to the deep... Read More

Internal conjugate

Internal conjugate --> conjugate of pelvic inlet distance from the promontory of the sacrum to the upper posterior edge of... Read More

Hyaline cartilage

Hyaline Cartilage Definition Firstly, let us ask, what is cartilage? Cartilage is a tough and flexible material. It can be... Read More

Urethrovesicopexy

urethrovesicopexy surgical suspension of the urethra and the base of the bladder from the posterior surface of the pubic... Read More

Wide plane

wide plane --> pelvic plane of greatest dimensions The plane extending from the middle of the posterior surface of the pubic... Read More

Second parallel pelvic plane

second parallel pelvic plane --> pelvic plane of greatest dimensions The plane extending from the middle of the posterior... Read More

Cartilaginous joint

Definition noun, plural: cartilaginous joints A joint covered with cartilage, such as hyaline or fibrocartilage to allow... Read More

Pubic bone

pubic bone --> mons pubis The prominence caused by a pad of fatty tissue over the symphysis pubis in the female. Synonym: os... Read More

Pubic arch

pubic arch The arch formed by the symphysis, bodies and inferior rami of the pubic bones. See: subpubic angle. Synonym:... Read More

Pubic tubercle

pubic tubercle A small projection at the anterior extremity of the crest of the pubis about 2 cm from the... Read More

Pubiotomy

pubiotomy Severance of the pubic bone a few centimeters lateral to the symphysis, in order to increase the capacity of a... Read More

Pouparts ligament

poupart's ligament (Science: anatomy) A ligament, of fascia, extending, in most mammals, from the ventral side of the ilium... Read More