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Crest of the pubis

Other Terms: Ridge, Crista, CrĂȘte

Description

This is the top ridge of the pubic body medial to the tubercle. It is a rounded ridge providing attachment for the rectus abdominis and pyramidalis muscles and the inguinal falx.

Etymology

A crest refers to a ridge-like projection. The Latin equivalent of the term is crista.

Latin

Crista

French

CrĂȘte

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