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pubic tubercle

 

Definition: a small palpable projection at the anterior extremity of the crest of the pubis about 2 cm from the symphysis; site of insertion of the inguinal ligament.

Synonym(s): tuberculum pubicumTA, pubic spine, spina pubis

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