pubis


pubis
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 p., 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. SYN: os p..

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pu·bis 'pyü-bəs n, pl pu·bes -(.)bēz the ventral and anterior of the three principal bones composing either half of the pelvis that in humans consists of two rami diverging posteriorly from the region of the pubic symphysis with the superior ramus extending to the acetabulum of which it forms a part and uniting there with the ilium and ischium and the inferior ramus extending below the obturator foramen where it unites with the ischium called also pubic bone

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n. (pl. pubes)
a bone forming the lower and anterior part of each side of the hip bone (see also pelvis). The two pubes meet at the front of the pelvis at the pubic symphysis. See also pubes.

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pu·bis (puґbis) [L., gen. of pubes] TA alternative for os pubis.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • pubis — [ pybis ] n. m. • 1478; mot lat., var. de pubes 1 ♦ Anat. Pubis ou os pubis : partie antérieure de chacun des os iliaques. 2 ♦ Plus cour. Région triangulaire médiane du bas ventre, dont la partie saillante est le mont de Vénus (ou pénil), et qui… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • pubis — PÚBIS, pubise, s.n. Os pereche care formează partea anterioară a oaselor iliace. – Din fr. pubis. Trimis de oprocopiuc, 24.04.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  púbis s. n., pl. púbise Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  PÚBIS pubise n …   Dicționar Român

  • pubis — m. anat. Hueso de la región anterior del hueso coxal o ilíaco. ⊆ Región inferior, media, del hipogástrico. También se denomina monte de Venus. Medical Dictionary. 2011. pubis …   Diccionario médico

  • Pubis — may refer to:* Pubis (bone) * Mons pubis, a padding of fat that protects the pubis bone …   Wikipedia

  • pubis — (plural pubis) sustantivo masculino 1. Parte inferior del vientre, de forma triangular, que se cubre de vello en la pubertad. 2. Área: anatomía Uno de los tres huesos que forman el hueso coxal …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • pubis — (Del lat. pubes y pubis). 1. m. Parte inferior del vientre, que en la especie humana se cubre de vello al llegar a la pubertad. 2. Anat. Hueso que en los mamíferos adultos se une al ilion y al isquion para formar el hueso innominado …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • pubis — ► NOUN (pl. pubes) ▪ either of a pair of bones forming the two sides of the pelvis. ORIGIN from Latin os pubis bone of the pubes …   English terms dictionary

  • Pubis — Pu bis, n. [NL. See {Pubes}.] (Anat.) The ventral and anterior of the three principal bones composing either half of the pelvis; sharebone; pubic bone. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pubis — Pubis, Schambein ⇒ Beckengürtel …   Deutsch wörterbuch der biologie

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