Pubic tubercle

The pubic tubercle is a prominent forward-projecting tubercle on the upper border of the medial portion of the superior ramus of the pubis. The inguinal ligament attaches to it. The pubic spine is a rough ridge that extends from the pubic tubercle to the upper border of the pubic symphysis.

Pubic tubercle
Pubic symphysis exposed by a coronal section. (Pubic tubercle labeled at upper left.)
Pelvis. Pubic tubercle is 4d.
LatinTuberculum pubicum ossis pubis
Anatomical terms of bone


  • This article incorporates text in the public domain from page 236 of the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

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