The structure indicated is the pubic tubercle
. The pelvic bone consists of three components
is the anterior and inferior part of the pubic bone and consists of a body connected to two branches (rami) – a superior ramus
and an inferior ramus
. Several muscles of the abdomen and thigh attach to the superior pubic ramus. The pubic tubercle serves as a point of attachment for the medial aspect of the inguinal ligament.
Learn more about the bones of the pelvis
in this anatomy tutorial.