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Descriptions of Pubis

Pubis: one of the three sections of the hipbone; together the two pubic bones form the front of the pelvis
Source: WordNet 2.1

Summary Information: Pubis

Pubis: The pubis is one of the three bones that form the bony pelvis. There is one pair of pubis bones in the most anterior, or front-most, portion of the bony pelvis. The pubis is fused in adults with the ilium and the ischium and with the other pubis at the pubic symphysis. The functions of the pubis include forming a portion of the acetabulum and hip joint and providing protection to some organs of the urinary system and the reproductive system.

Parts of the pubis include the body of the pubis, superior ramus of the pubis, and inferior ramus of the pubis. Conditions that can afflict the pubis include Paget's disease of bone, arthritis, trauma, osteomyelitis, cancer, inflammation and fracture.

Closely Related Organs: Pubis

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Conditions Afflicting Organs: Pubis

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Other Names: Pubis

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Sub Parts: Pubis

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Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Pubis

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