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Medical Term:

subpubic angle

Definition

the angle formed between the inferior rami of the pubic bones. In the female, the angle approximates that angle between the widely extended thumb and index finger (90°); in the male, it approximates the angle between the widely abducted index and middle fingers (60°).

Synonym(s): angulus subpubicusTA, pubic angle

See Also: pubic arch

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