Obturator

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Proximodorsal Process
... On the ischium there may be an obturator process and/or a proximodorsal process ... to be no proximodorsal process, but a large obturator process ... In primitive birds the ischia are complex, usually with a small or even absent obturator process and a large, rectangular, proximodorsal process extending up toward the ilium ...
Obturator - Engineering
... Obturator ring, a part in early aircraft engines An obturating valve is a valve designed to be able to vary the flow of the fluid passing through it ...
Anterior Branch Of Obturator Nerve
... The anterior branch of the obturator nerve leaves the pelvis in front of the Obturator externus and descends in front of the Adductor brevis, and behind the Pectineus and Adductor longus at the lower ... Near the obturator foramen the nerve gives off an articular branch to the hip joint ... rare cases to the Pectineus it receives a communicating branch from the accessory obturator nerve when that nerve is present ...
Obturator Hernia
... An obturator hernia is a rare type of abdominal wall hernia in which abdominal content protrudes through the obturator foramen ... The Howship-Romberg sign is suggestive of an obturator hernia, exacerbated by thigh extension, medial rotation and abduction ... It is characterized by lancilating pain in the medial thigh/obturator distribution, extending to the knee caused by hernia compression of the obturator nerve ...
Accessory Obturator Nerve
... In human anatomy, the accessory obturator nerve is an accessory nerve in the lumbar region present in about 29% of cases ... to the hip-joint while a third communicates with the anterior branch of the obturator nerve ... Occasionally the accessory obturator nerve is very small and is lost in the capsule of the hip-joint ...