Ischiopubic ramus

The ischiopubic ramus is a compound structure consisting of the following two structures:

Ischiopubic ramus
Pelvis. Ischiopubic ramus is the region between "3" and "4c".
Right hip bone. External surface.
Latinramus ischiopubicus
Anatomical terms of bone

It forms the inferior border of the obturator foramen and serves as part of the origin for the obturator internus and externus muscles. Also, most adductors originate at the ischiopubic ramus.

It also marks a vertex of the anal triangle and the urogenital triangle.

The fascia of Colles is attached to its margin.


This article incorporates text in the public domain from the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

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