pubiotomy pu·bi·ot·o·my (pyōō’bē-ŏt’ə-mē)
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.
noun, plural pubes [pyoo-beez] /ˈpyu biz/ (Show IPA). Anatomy. 1. that part of either innominate bone that, with the corresponding part of the other, forms the front of the pelvis. noun (pl) -bes (-biːz) 1. one of the three sections of the hipbone that forms part of the pelvis pubis pu·bis (pyōō’bĭs) n. pl. pu·bes […]
1. public. 2. publication. 3. publicity. 4. published. 5. publisher. publ. 1. publication 2. published 3. publisher
adjective 1. of, relating to, or affecting a population or a community as a whole: public funds; a public nuisance. 2. done, made, acting, etc., for the community as a whole: public prosecution. 3. open to all persons: a public meeting. 4. of, relating to, or being in the service of a community or nation, […]
noun 1. the availability of noncommercial television and radio broadcasting facilities to community groups or members of the public for programs of general interest to the community, especially as a condition of cable television franchises. 2. a type of noncommercial programming of general interest to the community.
- Public-access television
[puhb-lik-ak-ses, -ak-] /ˈpʌb lɪkˌæk sɛs, -ˈæk-/ noun 1. a noncommercial system of broadcasting on television channels made available to independent or community groups for programs of general interest to the community. 2. one or more channels on cable television that by law are reserved for noncommercial broadcasting by members of the public.