pectineal line of pubis

n.

The continuation on the superior pubic ramus of the terminal line, forming a sharp ridge.

Nearby words

  1. pectinate line,
  2. pectinate muscle,
  3. pectinate zone,
  4. pectineal,
  5. pectineal ligament,
  6. pectineal muscle,
  7. pectiniform,
  8. pectinogen,
  9. pectinose,
  10. pectize


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