obturator crest

n.

A ridge that extends from the pubic tubercle to the acetabular notch, giving attachment to the pubofemoral ligament of the hip joint.

Nearby words

  1. oncogenic,
  2. oncogenic virus,
  3. oncogenicity,
  4. oncolite,
  5. oncologic,
  6. oncolysis,
  7. oncoming,
  8. oncoplastic carcinoma,
  9. oncornavirus,
  10. oncosis


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