Dictionary of Human Evolution and Biology

  • -id > 9:3
   

Pubis

One of a pair of bones that forms the anterior portion of the coxal bone. The two bones articulate at the pelvic mid-line to form the pubic symphysis. Ligaments and several muscles that move the leg have their origin on this bone.

Full-Text Search Entries

Suggestions from Other Sources

From "Dictionary of Nursing and Individual Health Care"