pubic symphysis


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symphysis

 [sim´fĭ-sis] (Gr.)
a site or line of union; a type of joint in which the apposed bony surfaces are firmly united by a plate of fibrocartilage.
symphysis menta´lis the line of fusion in the median plane of the mandible that marks the union of the two halves of the mandible.
pubic symphysis (symphysis pu´bis) the line of union of the bodies of the pubic bones in the median plane.

pu·bic sym·phy·sis

[TA]
the firm fibrocartilaginous joint in the median plane between the two opposing surfaces of the pubic bones, which are united by an interpubic disc of fibrocartilage as well as the superior and arcuate pubic ligaments.

pubic symphysis

n.
The joint located between the pubes in the lower abdominal region and composed of a fibrous cartilaginous material.

pubic symphysis

the slightly movable interpubic joint of the pelvis, consisting of two pubic bones separated by a disk of fibrocartilage and connected by two ligaments. Also called symphysis pubis.
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Pubic symphysis

symphysis pubis

A firm anterior fibrocartilaginous joint between the two pubic bones, which loosens during late pregnancy and delivery to facilitate the passage of a baby.

pu·bic sym·phy·sis

(pyū'bik sim'fi-sis) [TA]
The firm, fibrocartilaginous joint between the two pubic bones.
Synonym(s): symphysis pubis.

pubic symphysis

The mid-line cartilaginous joint between the inner surfaces of the pubic bones.

pubic symphysis

the site where the two pubic bones are linked at the centre-front of the pelvis by a thick disc of fibrocartilage, allowing some flexibility, although there is no true joint cavity. Persistent pain in this area should suggest the symphysis as a possible cause but it is often misdiagnosed as arising from the groin or lower abdominal musculature. osteitis pubis is an inflammatory condition causing persistent discomfort especially in the midline with tenderness on pressure over the symphysis. Most common in kicking or running sports and in gymnastics and swimming (especially breast stroke). Treatment is often difficult and sometimes requires prolonged rest.
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Peripartum pubic symphysis separation: A case series and review of the literature.
The pubic symphysis is a non-synovial amphiarthroidal joint located at the confluence of the two pubic bones.
We then sighted perpendicular to the plane created by the pubic symphysis with the vertex at the intersection of the ischiatic arch and pubic symphysis (Fig.
From this examination, tenderness is graded on each adductor tendon, the pubic symphysis, and each inguinal floor using a scale from 0 to 5:
Pubic symphysis surgical resection is reserved for the small percentage of patients with OP who fail to improve spontaneously or after conservative measures are provided.
As the rider leaned further forward, the pubic symphysis got progressively closer to the seat, so that the space between the undersurface of the pubic symphysis and the top of the seat got smaller.
Lindermann reached a differential diagnosis of pubic symphysis pain, bladder pain, labor, or placental abruption.
This study uses a Bayesian approach to estimate adult skeletal age at death from the auricular surface (the part of the skeleton where the base of the spine meets the pelvis) and the pubic symphysis (where the two halves of the pelvis meet at the front).
Osteitis pubis is an inflammation of the pubic symphysis (the joint at the front of the pelvis) and the surrounding muscle insertions.
GYNOB1 MASSIVE PUBIC SYMPHYSIS SEPARATION FOLLOWING VAGINAL DELIVERY CAUSING RETROPERITONEAL AND VULVAR HEMATOMAS.
It prohibits any person over 10 from exposing "the genitals, vulva, pubis, pubic symphysis, pubic hair, buttocks, natal cleft, perineum, anus, anal region, or pubic hair region while appearing, bathing, sunbathing, walking or being in any public park, playground, beach or the waters.
Parallel ligaments described left and right PPL that ran from the anterior surface of the prostate to the pubic symphysis in line and adjacent to one another (Fig.