Pubis


Bone Name
Pubis

Skeletal Division
Appendicular

Description
The smallest of the three parts of the pelvic girdle. It has two surfaces, three borders, and three angles. The pubis may be regarded as consisting of as body (Corpus ossis pubis) and two branches, the acetabular branch (Ramus acetabularis) and the symphyseal branch (Ramus symphyseous).

Articulation
Joins the illium and ishium at the acetabular angle and at that point articulates with the femur

Number
One pair

Location
Forms the anterior part of the pelvic floor

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