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Symphysis pubis

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

Prague manoeuvre

Prague manoeuvre An obsolete term for a technique for delivery of the foetus in breech position when the foetal occiput is... Read More

Planum transpyloricum

planum transpyloricum --> transpyloric plane A horizontal plane midway between the superior margins of the manubrium sterni... Read More

Adductor longus

Adductor longus (Science: anatomy, muscle) origin, symphysis and crest of pubis; insertion, middle third of medial lip of... 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


Definition noun A type of cartilage that has a fibrous matrix and approaching fibrous connective tissue in... Read More


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