the fixed joint at the front of the pelvic girdle where the halves of the pubis meet.
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Origin of pubic symphysis
First recorded in 1930–35
Words nearby pubic symphysis
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Medical definitions for pubic symphysis
The firm fibrocartilaginous joint between the two pubic bones.
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