Definition of obturator foramen in English:

obturator foramen

Syllabification: ob·tu·ra·tor fo·ra·men

noun

Anatomy
  • A large opening in the hipbone between the pubis and the ischium.
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    • The remainder of the ischium joins with the pubis to form the obturator foramen.
    • It originates at the medial surface of the pubis, covers the obturator foramen, and passes by the lesser sciatic notch.
    • Radiography showed mature bone fragments in the obturator foramen.

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