adjective Date: 1831 of, relating to, or situated in or near the region of the pubes or the pubis

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  • Pubic — Pu bic, a. (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the pubes; in the region of the pubes; as, the pubic bone; the pubic region, or the lower part of the hypogastric region. See {Pubes}. (b) Of or pertaining to the pubis. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pubic — (adj.) 1831, from pubis bone of the groin (1590s), short for L. pubis os, from L. pubes (gen. pubis) pubic hair, from L. pubes genital area, groin, related to pubes full grown (see PUBERTY (Cf. puberty)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • pubic — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ relating to the pubes or pubis …   English terms dictionary

  • pubic — [pyo͞o′bik] adj. of or in the region of the pubis or the pubes …   English World dictionary

  • pubic — adjective Of, or relating to the area of the body adjacent to the pubis or the pubes. See Also: pubic bone, pubic hair, pubic symphysis …   Wiktionary

  • pubic — [[t]pju͟ːbɪk[/t]] ADJ: ADJ n Pubic means relating to the area just above a person s genitals. ...pubic hair …   English dictionary

  • pubic — Relating to the os pubis. * * * pu·bic pyü bik adj of, relating to, or situated in or near the region of the pubes or the pubis * * * pu·bic (puґbik) pertaining to or situated near the pubes, the os pubis, or the pubic region …   Medical dictionary

  • pubic — adj. Pubic is used with these nouns: ↑hair …   Collocations dictionary

  • pubic — pu|bic [ˈpju:bık] adj [only before noun] related to or near the sexual organs ▪ pubic hair …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • pubic — pu|bic [ pjubık ] adjective connected with the area around the sexual organs: pubic hair …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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