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symphysis [sim´fĭ-sis] (Gr.) a site or line of union; a type of joint in which the apposed bony surfaces are firmly united by a plate of fibrocartilage. symphysis menta´lis the line of fusion in the median plane of the mandible that marks the union of the two halves of the mandible. pubic symphysis (symphysis pu´bis) the line of union of the bodies ...

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The pubic symphysis (or Latin: symphysis pubis) a cartilaginous joint that sits between and joins left and right the superior rami of the pubic bones. It is located in front of and below the urinary bladder. In males, the suspensory ligament of the penis attaches to the pubic symphysis.

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The pubic symphysis is a secondary cartilaginous joint (a joint made of hyaline cartilage and fibrocartilage) located between the left and right pubic bones near the midline of the body. More ...

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Medical definition of pubic symphysis: the rather rigid articulation of the two pubic bones in the midline of the lower anterior part of the abdomen —called also symphysis pubis.

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symphysis [sim´fĭ-sis] (Gr.) a site or line of union; a type of joint in which the apposed bony surfaces are firmly united by a plate of fibrocartilage. symphysis menta´lis the line of fusion in the median plane of the mandible that marks the union of the two halves of the mandible. pubic symphysis (symphysis pu´bis) the line of union of the bodies ...

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Pubic symphysis definition, the fixed joint at the front of the pelvic girdle where the halves of the pubis meet. See more.

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Define pubic symphysis. pubic symphysis synonyms, pubic symphysis pronunciation, pubic symphysis translation, English dictionary definition of pubic symphysis. n. The joint located between the pubes in the lower abdominal region and composed of a fibrous cartilaginous material. n. the fixed joint at the front of...

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Pubic symphysis definition: the fixed joint at the front of the pelvic girdle where the halves of the pubis meet | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples

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Medical Definition of symphysis 1 : an immovable or more or less movable articulation of various bones in the median plane of the body — see pubic symphysis 2 : an articulation (as between the bodies of vertebrae) in which the bony surfaces are connected by pads of fibrous cartilage without a synovial membrane

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Symphysis pubis dysfunction (SPD) is a condition that causes excessive movement of the pubic symphysis, either anterior or lateral, as well as associated pain, possibly because of a misalignment of the pelvis.Most commonly associated with pregnancy and childbirth, [citation needed] it is diagnosed in approximately 1 in 300 pregnancies, although some estimates of incidence are as high as 1 in 50.