of, relating to, or situated near the pubes or the pubis.
of or relating to the pubes or pubis: pubic hair
pubic pu·bic (pyōō’bĭk)
Of, relating to, or located in the region of the pubis or the pubes.
Relating to the pubic region of the abdomen.
Plural pubes (py’bēz)
The forwardmost of the three bones that fuse together to form each of the hipbones. See more at skeleton.
- Pubic angle
pubic angle n. See subpubic angle.
- Pubic arch
pubic arch n. The arch formed by the inferior rami of the pubic bones.
- Pubic bone
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]