The pubic tubercle is a rounded bony projection located on the lateral end of the pubic crest. This crest is the upper border of the body of the pubic bone.
The pubic tubercle serves as a point of attachment to the inguinal ligament.
|Terminology||English: Pubic tubercle
Latin: Tuberculum pubicum
|Function||Attachment point of the inguinal ligament|
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