Definitions

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  • adj. Above, or anterior to, the pubic bone.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Situated above the pubis; prepubic.

Etymologies

supra- +‎ pubic (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Within the category of tension-free slings there are two approaches: retropubic, also known as suprapubic, and transobturator.

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  • Several days after this second suprapubic tap, she begins urinating on her own.

    Between Expectations

  • It didn't, but as I began to move rightwards she began to wince by the time I got to the suprapubic region.

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  • · Shave and then disinfect the suprapubic region with polyvidone iodine (see table page 7).

    Chapter 7

  • · NEVER FORCE THE CATHETER, it is better to use a suprapubic catheter than to traumatise the urethra.

    Chapter 7

  • He was the first surgeon to perform the suprapubic lithotomy operation -- the removal of stone through the abdomen instead of through the perineum.

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  • By suprapubic operation Duguise removed a stone weighing 31 ounces from a patient who survived six days.

    Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine

  • A Belgian surgeon by the name of Uytterhoeven, * [174] by the suprapubic method extracted a concretion weighing two pounds and measuring 6 1/2 inches long and four wide.

    Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine

  • A Belgian surgeon by the name of Uytterhoeven, by the suprapubic method extracted a concretion weighing two pounds and measuring 6 1/2 inches long and four wide.

    Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine

  • The objective of this study was to compare the complications associated with urethral catheter (UC) versus suprapubic tube (SPT) in patients with SCI.

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