pubic bone n.
The forward portion of either of the hipbones, at the juncture forming the front arch of the pelvis. Also called pubis.
- Pubic crest
pubic crest n. The rough anterior border of the body of the pubis that is continuous laterally with the pubic tubercle.
- Pubic directory
[NYU] (also “pube directory” /pyoob’ d*-rek’t*-ree/) The “pub” (public) directory on a machine that allows FTP access. So called because it is the default location for SEX (software exchange). [Jargon File]
noun 1. See under louse (def 1). noun, plural lice [lahys] /laɪs/ (Show IPA), for 1–3, louses for 4. 1. any small, wingless insect of the order Anoplura (sucking louse) parasitic on humans and other mammals and having mouthparts adapted for sucking, as Pediculus humanus (body louse or head louse) and Phthirius pubis (crab louse […]
- Pubic region
pubic region n. The lowest of the three median regions of the abdomen, which lies below the umbilical region and between the inguinal regions. Also called hypogastrium.
noun, Anatomy. 1. the fixed joint at the front of the pelvic girdle where the halves of the pubis meet. pubic symphysis n. The firm fibrocartilaginous joint between the two pubic bones.