interpubic disk


interpubic disk
discus interpubicus.

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  • Interpubic — In ter*pu bic, a. (Anat.) Between the pubic bones or cartilages; as, the interpubic disk. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • disk — 1. A round, flat plate; any approximately flat circular structure. 2. SYN: lamella (2). 3. In dentistry, a circular piece of thin paper or other material, coated with an abrasive substance, used for cutting and polishing tee …   Medical dictionary

  • fibrocartilage — A variety of cartilage that contains visible type I collagen fibers; appears as a transition between tendons or ligaments or bones. SYN: fibrocartilago. basilar f. SYN: basilar cartilage. circumferential f. a ring of f. around the articular end… …   Medical dictionary

  • discus — SYN: lamella (2). [L. fr. G. diskos, a quoit, disk] d. articularis [TA] SYN: articular disk. d. articularis acromioclavicularis [TA] SYN: articular disk of acromioclavicular joint. d. articularis radioulnaris distalis [TA] SYN: articular disk of… …   Medical dictionary

  • fibrocartilago — SYN: fibrocartilage. f. basalis SYN: basilar cartilage. f. interarticularis SYN: articular disk. f. interpubica interpubic disk. f. intervertebralis SYN: intervertebral disk. * * * fi·bro·car·ti·la·go (fi″bro kahr″tĭ lahґgo) pl.… …   Medical dictionary

  • Lamina — A plate or layer. For example, the lamina arcus vertebrae, usually just called the lamina, are plates of bone in each vertebral body. * * * SYN: plate (1). SEE ALSO: layer, stratum. [L] l. affixa [TA] that part of the medial ependymal wall of the …   Medical dictionary

  • discus interpubicus — [TA] interpubic disk: a midline plate of fibrocartilage interposed between the symphysial surfaces of the pubic bones, these surfaces being covered by a thin layer of hyaline cartilage …   Medical dictionary

  • ligamentum pubicum superius — [TA] superior pubic ligament: fibers that pass transversely across the superior margin of the symphysis pubis; attached to the bones and to the interpubic disk, they extend laterally as far as the pubic tubercle …   Medical dictionary

  • surface — The outer part of any solid. SYN: face (2) [TA], facies (2) [TA]. [F. fr. L. superficius, see superficial] acromial articular s. of clavicle SYN: acromial facet of clavicle. anterior s. [TA] the s. of a …   Medical dictionary