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Anatomy Term: pubis
XAO ID: 0004498
Synonyms: pubes
Definition: "The ventral and anterior of the three principal bones composing the pelvic girdle. The pubes fuse with the ilia at NF stage 53, and touch each other at NF stage 62. Full contact of the medial surfaces occurs at NF stage 63 when ossification also begins. Ossification continues through metamorphosis."
Stage Range: NF stage 53 to death
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Parent(s): endochondral bone (is_a) pelvic girdle (part_of)


References: NCBO BioPortal , Ontology Lookup Service