Pubic angle

pubic angle --> subpubic angle

The angle formed between the inferior rami of the pubic bones. In the female, the angle approximates that angle between the widely extended thumb and index finger (90�); in the male, it approximates the angle between the widely abducted index and middle fingers (60�).

See: pubic arch.

Synonym: angulus subpubicus, pubic angle.

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