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pubic

[pyoo-bik] /ˈpyu bɪk/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or situated near the pubes or the pubis.
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35; pub(es)1 + -ic
Related forms
interpubic, adjective
subpubic, adjective
Can be confused
pubic, public.
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British Dictionary definitions for interpubic

pubic

/ˈpjuːbɪk/
adjective
1.
of or relating to the pubes or pubis: pubic hair
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Word Origin and History for interpubic

pubic

adj.

1811, with -ic + medical Latin pubis "bone of the groin" (1590s), short for Latin os pubis, from Latin pubes (genitive pubis) "genital area, groin," related to pubes (adj.) "full-grown" (see puberty).

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interpubic in Medicine

pubic pu·bic (pyōō'bĭk)
adj.

  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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