obturator foramen


: an opening that is the largest foramen in the human body, is situated between the ischium and pubis of the hip bone, and is closed by the obturator membrane except for the obturator canal

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“Obturator foramen.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/obturator%20foramen. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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