external conjugate


The distance in a straight line between the depression under the last spinous process of the lumbar vertebrae and the upper edge of the pubic symphysis.

Nearby words

  1. external capsule,
  2. external carotid nerve,
  3. external carotid plexus,
  4. external carotid steal syndrome,
  5. external conflict,
  6. external degree,
  7. external ear,
  8. external elastic lamina,
  9. external fistula,
  10. external fixation

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