• synonyms

pubic symphysis

noun Anatomy.
  1. the fixed joint at the front of the pelvic girdle where the halves of the pubis meet.
Show More

Origin of pubic symphysis

First recorded in 1930–35
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

pubic symphysis in Medicine

pubic symphysis

  1. The firm fibrocartilaginous joint between the two pubic bones.
Show More
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.