pubic symphysis


noun Anatomy.

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

pubic symphysis

n.

The firm fibrocartilaginous joint between the two pubic bones.
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