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Y-Cartilage

Correct spelling for Y-cartilage

Medical definition of Y-cartilage:

The cartilage at the bottom of the acetabulum forming the connecting c. for the ilium, ischium, and pubes.

Hypsiloid cartilage, the cartilage uniting the three bones of the pelvis at the bottom of the cotyloid cavity in early life.

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ballottement

A method of diagnosis of pregnancy: with the tip of the forefinger in the vagina, a sharp tap is made against the lower segment of the uterus; the embryo, if present, is tossed upward, and if the finger is retained in place will presently be felt to strike against the wall of the uterus as it falls back. ...

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