the fixed joint at the front of the pelvic girdle where the halves of the pubis meet.
pubic symphysis n.
The firm fibrocartilaginous joint between the two pubic bones.
noun the language or dialect of teenagers Word Origin pub(erty) + (dia)lect
pubiotomy pu·bi·ot·o·my (pyōō’bē-ŏt’ə-mē) n. Surgical severance of the pubic bone a few centimeters lateral to the symphysis, especially to increase the capacity of a contracted pelvis sufficiently to permit the passage of a fetus during childbirth. Also called pelviotomy.
noun, plural pubes [pyoo-beez] /ˈpyu biz/ (Show IPA). Anatomy. 1. that part of either innominate bone that, with the corresponding part of the other, forms the front of the pelvis. noun (pl) -bes (-biːz) 1. one of the three sections of the hipbone that forms part of the pelvis pubis pu·bis (pyōō’bĭs) n. pl. pu·bes […]
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adjective 1. of, relating to, or affecting a population or a community as a whole: public funds; a public nuisance. 2. done, made, acting, etc., for the community as a whole: public prosecution. 3. open to all persons: a public meeting. 4. of, relating to, or being in the service of a community or nation, […]