Definition of Pubic bone

1. Noun. One of the three sections of the hipbone; together these two bones form the front of the pelvis.

Exact synonyms: Os Pubis, Pubis
Generic synonyms: Bone, Os
Group relationships: Hip, Pelvic Arch, Pelvic Girdle, Pelvis
Derivative terms: Pubic

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Literary usage of Pubic bone

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Medical Clinics of North America by Michael C. Fiore, Stephen S. Entman, Charles B. Rush (1922)
"... OF THE pubic bone INFLAMMATORY disease of the pelvic bones is not common, and when they are involved the pubis is affected in only 6 per cent, ..."

2. The Science and Art of Surgery: A Treatise on Surgical Injuries, Diseases by John Eric Erichsen (1884)
"The dislocation upwards on the pubic bone presents very unequivocal signs. The hip is flattened ; the head of the bone can be distinctly felt lying in its ..."

3. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1912)
"The incision is deepened until the pubic bone comes into view (Fig. i). Meanwhile, a few small vessels will have to be clamped. ..."

4. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1882)
"adhésions, and likewise adherent in front to the left pubic bone, close to the symphysis, and at a situation corresponding to the point of exit ot the ball, ..."

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