“the chief man of the island” of Malta (Acts 28:7), who courteously entertained Paul and his shipwrecked companions for three days, till they found a more permanent place of residence; for they remained on the island for three months, till the stormy season had passed. The word here rendered “chief man” (protos) is supposed by some to be properly a Maltese term, the official title of the governor.
noun 1. (Publius Licinius Valerianus) died a.d. c260, Roman emperor 253–60. noun 1. Also called allheal. any of various Eurasian valerianaceous plants of the genus Valeriana, esp V. officinalis, having small white or pinkish flowers and a medicinal root 2. a sedative drug made from the dried roots of V. officinalis noun 1. Latin name […]
pubo- pref. Pubis; pubic: puborectal.
- Pubococcygeal muscle
pubococcygeal muscle pu·bo·coc·cyg·e·al muscle (pyōō’bō-kŏk-sĭj’ē-əl) n. A muscle formed of the fibers of the elevator muscle of the anus, arising from the pelvic surface of the body of the pubis, and attaching to the coccyx.
[pyoo-boh-kok-sij-ee-uh s, -sij-uh s] /ˌpyu boʊ kɒkˈsɪdʒ i əs, -ˈsɪdʒ əs/ noun 1. a muscle that stretches backward from the pubes toward the coccyx and forms part of the pelvic floor. Abbreviation: PC.
puboprostatic pu·bo·pros·tat·ic (pyōō’bō-prŏ-stāt’ĭk) adj. Relating to the pubic bone and the prostate gland.