The pubis is the area where the two pubic bones meet in the front and are joined by cartilage (symphysis pubis). One part of the pubic bone merges upward with an upper hipbone (ilium), while another part merges below with a lower hipbone (ischium).
Last Revised: March 1, 2013
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review: William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine & David Messenger, MD
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