of, pertaining to, or situated near the pubes or the pubis.

1825–35; pub(es)1 + -ic

interpubic, adjective
subpubic, adjective

pubic, public. Unabridged
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pubic (ˈpjuːbɪk)
of or relating to the pubes or pubis: pubic hair

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Word Origin & History

1831, from pubis "bone of the groin" (1597), short for L. pubis os, from L. pubes (gen. pubis) "pubic hair," from L. pubes "genital area, groin," related to pubes "full-grown" (see puberty). For "pubic hair," pubes is attested from 1570.
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Medical Dictionary

pubic pu·bic (pyōō'bĭk)

  1. Of, relating to, or located in the region of the pubis or the pubes.

  2. Relating to the pubic region of the abdomen.

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pubis   (py'bĭs)  Pronunciation Key 
Plural pubes (py'bēz)
The forwardmost of the three bones that fuse together to form each of the hipbones. See more at skeleton.

pubic adjective
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