anatomic conjugate

anatomic conjugate

[TA]
measure of pelvic dimension describing the distance between the sacral promontory and the superior border of the pubic symphysis.
Synonym(s): conjugata anatomica [TA]

an·a·tom·ic con·ju·gate

(an'ă-tom'ik kon'jŭ-găt) [TA]
Measure of pelvic dimension describing the distance between the sacral promontory and the inferior border of the pubic symphysis, measured manually per vaginam or by ultrasonography. It is used to extrapolate the true conjugate.