Definitions

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  • adj. Of or relating to the pecten.
  • adj. Relating to, or connected with, the pubic bone.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to the pecten.
  • adj. Relating to, or connected with, the pubic bone.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In anatomy: Pectinal or pectinate.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of or relating to the pubis

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Examples

  • Poupart's ligament, and after descending over the cord as far as the testicle in the form of a series of inverted loops, e, again ascend to join the tendon of the internal oblique, by which they become inserted into the crest and pectineal ridge of the os pubis.

    Surgical Anatomy

  • Gimbernat's ligament consists of tendinous fibres which connect the inner end of the femoral arch with the pectineal ridge of the os pubis.

    Surgical Anatomy

  • These divide into two bands, which, gradually widening from each other as they proceed inwards, become inserted, the upper one into the symphysis pubis, the lower into the spine and pectineal ridge of this bone.

    Surgical Anatomy

  • As the conjoined tendon curves so far outwards to its insertion into the pectineal ridge of the pubic bone, as to occupy a situation immediately behind the external ring, it thereby fortifies this part against the occurrence of a direct protrusion of the bowel.

    Surgical Anatomy

  • This tendon is inserted with the ligament into the pectineal ridge.

    Surgical Anatomy

  • Gimbernat's ligament, 8; and the conjoined tendon, 4; where this is inserted with the ligament into the pectineal ridge.

    Surgical Anatomy

  • The femoral ring (Figs. 546, 547) is bounded in front by the inguinal ligament, behind by the Pectineus covered by the pectineal fascia, medially by the crescentic base of the lacunar ligament, and laterally by the fibrous septum on the medial side of the femoral vein.

    VI. The Arteries. 6. The Arteries of the Lower Extremity

  • Behind the artery are the posterior part of the femoral sheath, the pectineal fascia, the medial part of the tendon of the Psoas major, the Pectineus and the Adductor longus.

    VI. The Arteries. 6. The Arteries of the Lower Extremity

  • —Slips of origin from the outer end of the inguinal ligament, the notch of the ilium, the ilio-pectineal line or the pubis occur.

    IV. Myology. 8b. The Muscles and Fasciæ of the Thigh

  • Its posterior margin is attached to the pectineal line, and is continuous with the pectineal fascia.

    IV. Myology. 6d. The Muscles and Fasciæ of the Abdomen

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