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ramus of ischium


Definition: the branch of the ischial bone, formerly called inferior branch of the ischium; the portion of the bone that passes forward from the ischial tuberosity to join the inferior ramus of the pubic bone, thus forming the ischiopubic ramus.

Synonym(s): ramus ossis ischiiTA, ischial ramus

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