The pubis is the area where the two pubic bones meet in the front and are joined by cartilage (symphysis pubis). One part of the pubic bone merges upward with an upper hipbone (ilium), while another part merges below with a lower hipbone (ischium).

Current as of: May 22, 2015

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine & David Messenger, MD