Definitions

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  • Situated above the pubis; prepubic.

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  • adjective anatomy Above, or anterior to, the pubic bone.

Etymologies

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supra- +‎ pubic

Examples

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

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

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  • 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.

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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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  • 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.

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  • 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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  • "The operation was a suprapubic cystotomy and it was one that Stephen had often carried out..."

    --P. O'Brian, The Yellow Admiral, 211

    March 19, 2008