The firm fibrocartilaginous joint in the median plane between the two opposing surfaces of the pubic bones, which are united by an interpubic disc of fibrocartilage as well as the superior and arcuate pubic ligaments. [ MP : 0009575 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pubic_symphysis ]

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Term information

Subsets

pheno_slim, organ_slim

definition
  • The firm fibrocartilaginous joint in the median plane between the two opposing surfaces of the pubic bones, which are united by an interpubic disc of fibrocartilage as well as the superior and arcuate pubic ligaments.
depicted by
  • http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/5/51/Gray321.png
external definition
  • Medial attachment of the two halves of the pelvic girdle.[AAO]
has exact synonym
  • symphysis pubis
has related synonym
  • symphysis pubis
  • interpubic articulation
  • symphysis pubica
  • symphisis pubis
id
  • UBERON:0003699
taxon notes
  • In birds, the pubic symphysis is present only in the ostrich, and the two hip bones are usually widely separated, making it easier to lay large eggs - Romer, Alfred Sherwood; Parsons, Thomas S. (1977). The Vertebrate Body. Philadelphia, PA: Holt-Saunders International. pp. 188-192. ISBN 0-03-910284-X.