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obturator tubercle (anterior and posterior)


Definition: one of two processes, anterior and posterior, on the margin of the pubic portion of the obturator foramen, bounding the termination of the obturator groove; the posterior obturator tubercle is inconstant.

Synonym(s): tuberculum obturatorium (anterius et posterius)TA

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