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.