symphysion

noun
sym·​phys·​i·​on | \ sim-ˈfiz-ē-ˌän How to pronounce symphysion (audio) \

Medical Definition of symphysion

1 : the upper end of the symphysis of the jaw at the outer surface
2 : the middle point in the upper border of the pubic arch

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“Symphysion.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/symphysion. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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