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 symphysis exposed by a coronal section. (Pubic tubercle labeled at upper left.)
Pelvis. Pubic tubercle is 4d.
|Latin||Tuberculum pubicum ossis pubis|
|Anatomical terms of bone|
- Anatomy photo:35:os-0106 at the SUNY Downstate Medical Center - "Anterior Abdominal Wall: Osteology and Surface Anatomy"
- Anatomy photo:44:st-0719 at the SUNY Downstate Medical Center - "The Male Pelvis: Hip Bone"
- Atlas image: abdo_wall65 at the University of Michigan Health System - "The Coverings of the Inguinal Canal, External & Internal Oblique & Transversus Abdominis Removed"
- pelvis at The Anatomy Lesson by Wesley Norman (Georgetown University) (pelvissuperior2, pelvislateral, pelvisinside)
- Photo at nysora.com
- Photo of dissection at chula.ac.th
- Article and diagram at studentbmj.com