pecten pubis


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pec·ten pu'·bis

[TA]
the continuation on the superior ramus pubis of the linea terminalis, forming a sharp ridge.
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pec·ten pu·bis

(pek'tĕn pyū'bis) [TA]
The continuation on the superior ramus pubis of the linea terminalis, forming a sharp ridge.
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pecten

(pek'ten) plural.pectines [L., comb]
1. A comblike organ.
2. Pubic bone.
3. The middle portion of the anal canal.

pecten pubis

Pectineal line (1).
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