subpubic angle

noun

sub·​pu·​bic angle ˌsəb-ˈpyü-bik- How to pronounce subpubic angle (audio)
: the angle that is formed just below the pubic symphysis by the meeting of the inferior ramus of the pubis on one side with the corresponding part on the other side and that is usually less than 90° in the male and usually more than 90° in the female

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“Subpubic angle.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/subpubic%20angle. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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