pubic arch


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pubic arch

[′pyü·bik ′ärch]
(anatomy)
The arch formed by the conjoined rami of the pubis and ischium.
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Neoadjuvant (treatment that is given before or with the primary treatment) hormonal therapy (HT) is used as a means for prostate gland cytoreduction (decrease in number of cells, as in a tumor) in order to eliminate pubic arch (an arch formed by the pubic bones) interference and improve the ability to perform brachytherapy.
Depending on when she does it, this can effectively help the baby's head into the pelvic brim, roll the baby's head down into the posterior space or precipitate the action of the face sweeping over the perineum as the pubic arch acts as a fulcrum for the baby's head (Banks, 1998).
The sides are created by the right and left pubic arch and the sacrotuberous ligaments (Figure 2).