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pu·bis

(pyū'bis), [TA] The term pubis (short for os pubis 'bone of the pubes') is correctly applied to the pubic bone. However, the correct Latin word for 'the pubic region' is the singular noun pubes.
The anteroinferior portion of the hip bone, distinct at birth but later becoming fused with the ilium and ischium; it is composed of a body that articulates with its fellow at the symphysis pubis, and with two rami; the superior ramus enters into the formation of the acetabulum, and the inferior ramus fuses with the ramus of the ischium to form the ischiopubic ramus.
Synonym(s): os pubis, pubic bone

pubic bone

n.
The forward portion of either of the hipbones, at the juncture forming the front arch of the pelvis.

pubic bone

See pubis.

pu·bic bone

(pyū'bik bōn)
The anteroinferior portion of the hip bone, distinct at birth but later becoming fused with the ilium and ischium; it consists of a body, which articulates with its fellow at the pubic symphysis, and two rami; the superior ramus enters into the formation of the acetabulum, and the inferior ramus fuses with the ramus of the ischium to form the ischiopubic ramus.

os pubis

; pubic bone anterior inferior portion of hip bone; fuses with ilium and ischium soon after birth
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The pubic symphysis is a non-synovial amphiarthroidal joint located at the confluence of the two pubic bones.
In one smooth pass, I hug the pubic bone and advance the sling, again aiming directly and consistently at the shoulder.
As you do this you are lengthening the area between you pubic bone and your breast bone, imagine these two points moving further apart: your abdominal muscles are getting longer, leaner and flatter.
As I had told Tony before, there was a huge hole above his pubic bone in the region of his lower stomach.
The determination of each pair's phase of cleaned pubic bones symphysis was done according to the description and visually by comparison with plaster castings made on the basis of the original Suchey-Brooks samples by "France Casting" for the determination of Suchey-Brooks phase.
The 21 patients in the PTH-treated group showed CTconfirmed healing of their pubic bone fractures at a mean of 7.
Pubic bone was darker and more resistant when compared with iliac bone.
If the symptoms have been reported for greater than six months, sclerosis of the adjacent pubic bones and narrowing of the symphyseal joint space may also be present.
Outcome of Conservative Management of Athletic Choronic Groin Injury Diagnosed as Pubic Bone Stress Injury.
McRoberts maneuver--the mother's legs are hyperflexed back on her abdomen to increase the space between the pubic bone and sacrum, which should allow the baby's shoulder to drop below the pubic bone.
CT images reveal a large heterogeneous mass erupting through the posterior cortex of the right pubic bone and occupying most of the right pelvis (Figure 2).
It consists of regular clenching and unclenching of the pubococcygeus muscle, the hammock-like muscle that stretches from the pubic bone to the coccyx (tail bone) in both sexes.