Prepubis
Prepubis Pre*pu"bis, n. [NL. See {Pre-}, and {Pubis}.] (Anat.) A bone or cartilage, of some animals, situated in the middle line in front of the pubic bones. [1913 Webster]

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  • prepubis — noun A bone or cartilage, of some animals, situated in the middle line in front of the pubic bones …   Wiktionary

  • prepubis — pre·pubis …   English syllables

  • prepubis — pre•pu′bis n. pl. bes …   From formal English to slang

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  • Praeoral — Pr[ae]*o ral, n., Praepubis Pr[ae]*pu bis, n., Praescapula Pr[ae]*scap u*la, n., Praescutum Pr[ae]*scu tum, n., Praesternum Pr[ae]*ster num, n. Same as {Preoral}, {Prepubis}, {Prescapula}, etc. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Praepubis — Praeoral Pr[ae]*o ral, n., Praepubis Pr[ae]*pu bis, n., Praescapula Pr[ae]*scap u*la, n., Praescutum Pr[ae]*scu tum, n., Praesternum Pr[ae]*ster num, n. Same as {Preoral}, {Prepubis}, {Prescapula}, etc. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Praescapula — Praeoral Pr[ae]*o ral, n., Praepubis Pr[ae]*pu bis, n., Praescapula Pr[ae]*scap u*la, n., Praescutum Pr[ae]*scu tum, n., Praesternum Pr[ae]*ster num, n. Same as {Preoral}, {Prepubis}, {Prescapula}, etc. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Praescutum — Praeoral Pr[ae]*o ral, n., Praepubis Pr[ae]*pu bis, n., Praescapula Pr[ae]*scap u*la, n., Praescutum Pr[ae]*scu tum, n., Praesternum Pr[ae]*ster num, n. Same as {Preoral}, {Prepubis}, {Prescapula}, etc. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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