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Pubis

The pubis is the area where the two pubic bones meet in the front and are joined by cartilage (symphysis pubis). One part of the pubic bone merges upward with an upper hipbone (ilium), while another part merges below with a lower hipbone (ischium).

By Healthwise Staff
Primary Medical Reviewer William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer David Messenger, MD
Last Revised March 1, 2013

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Last Updated: March 01, 2013
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