[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).
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.
noun the language or dialect of teenagers Word Origin pub(erty) + (dia)lect
pubiotomy pu·bi·ot·o·my (pyōō’bē-ŏt’ə-mē) n. Surgical severance of the pubic bone a few centimeters lateral to the symphysis, especially to increase the capacity of a contracted pelvis sufficiently to permit the passage of a fetus during childbirth. Also called pelviotomy.