Pubis - Os pubis; Pubis



The pubis, the anterior part of the hip bone and forms the anterior and inferior borders of the obturator foramen. It is divisible into a body, a superior and an inferior ramus.

This definition incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy (20th U.S. edition of Gray's Anatomy of the Human Body, published in 1918 – from

Anatomical hierarchy

General Anatomy > Bones; Skeletal system > Appendicular skeleton > Bones of lower limb > Pelvic girdle > Hip bone; Coxal bone; Pelvic bone > Pubis