- either of a pair of bones in front of the pubis of marsupials.
Origin of epipubis
Also called marsupial bones.
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Examples from the Web for epipubis
In Xenopus also there is a minute epipubis similar to that of Urodeles.
All except the epipubis take part in the formation of the acetabulum, which is perforated by a prominent hole.
The large bone generally called the pubis in Crocodiles is probably an epipubis.