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epipubis

[ep-uh-pyoo-bis] /ˌɛp əˈpyu bɪs/
noun, plural epipubes
[ep-uh-pyoo-beez] /ˌɛp əˈpyu biz/ (Show IPA).
Zoology
1.
either of a pair of bones in front of the pubis of marsupials.
Also called marsupial bones.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; epi- + pubis
Related forms
epipubic, adjective
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