Obturator crest

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Obturator crest
Gray435.png
The obturator membrane.
Gray235.png
Right hip bone. External surface.
Details
Identifiers
Latincrista obturatoria
TAA02.5.01.309
FMA16976
Anatomical terms of bone

The anterior border of the superior pubic ramus presents a sharp margin, the obturator crest, which forms part of the circumference of the obturator foramen superiorly and affords attachment to the obturator membrane.

The obturator crest extends from the pubic tubercle to the acetabular notch.