pubic angle


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sub·pu·bic an·gle

[TA]
the angle formed between the inferior rami of the pubic bones. In the female, the angle approximates that angle between the widely extended thumb and index finger (90°); in the male, it approximates the angle between the widely abducted index and middle fingers (60°).
See also: pubic arch.
Synonym(s): angulus subpubicus [TA], pubic angle
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sub·pu·bic an·gle

(sŭb-pyū'bik ang'gĕl) [TA]
The angle formed between the inferior rami of the pubic bones. In the female, the angle approximates that angle between the widely extended thumb and index finger (90°); in the male, it approximates the angle between the widely abducted index and middle fingers (60°).
See also: pubic arch
Synonym(s): angulus subpubicus [TA] , pubic angle.
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pubic angle

The angle formed by the junction of the rami of the pubic bones.
See also: angle
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