Epipubes
Epipubis Ep`i*pu"bis, n.; pl. {Epipubes}. [NL., epi- + pubis.] (Anat.) A cartilage or bone in front of the pubis in some amphibians and other animals. [1913 Webster]

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  • Epipubis — Ep i*pu bis, n.; pl. {Epipubes}. [NL., epi + pubis.] (Anat.) A cartilage or bone in front of the pubis in some amphibians and other animals. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • epipubis — epipubic, adj. /ep euh pyooh bis/, n., pl. epipubes / beez/. Zool. either of a pair of bones in front of the pubis of marsupials. Also called marsupial bones. [1895 1900; EPI + PUBIS] * * * …   Universalium

  • epipubis — “+ noun (plural epipubes) Etymology: New Latin, from epi + pubis : an unpaired cartilage or bone in front of the pubis in some amphibians and other vertebrates …   Useful english dictionary

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