Symphysiotomy is an operation consisting of division of the pubic symphysis in order to facilitate delivery in narrow pelves.
"Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine" by George M. Gould
Symphysis: where two sclerites are joined together by a soft membrane, permitting a slight motion.
"Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology" by John. B. Smith
W. The symphysis pubis.
"Surgical Anatomy" by Joseph Maclise
In some runts the symphysis of the lower jaw is remarkably solid.
"The Variation of Animals and Plants Under Domestication, Vol. I." by Charles Darwin
Lower jaw exceedingly long and narrow, the symphysis being more than half the length.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 7" by Various
The symphysis, which completely blends the rami of the jaw, is short.
"Dragons of the Air" by H. G. Seeley
Symphysis, a connection of bones without a movable joint.
"A Manual of the Antiquity of Man" by J. P. MacLean
The ligamentous cartilage at the symphysis pubis is broader and shorter.
"Beauty" by Alexander Walker
In the human skeleton, the pubis of one side is united to that of the opposite side, to form the pubic symphysis.
"Artistic Anatomy of Animals" by Édouard Cuyer
The zygomatic arch is strong and broad: the mandibles are provided with a long symphysis.
"The Cambridge Natural History, Vol X., Mammalia" by Frank Evers Beddard