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pu·bis

 (pyo͞o′bĭs)
n. pl. pu·bes (-bēz)
The forward portion of either of the hipbones, at the juncture forming the front arch of the pelvis. Also called pubic bone.

[Short for New Latin (os) pūbis, (bone) of the groin, from genitive of Latin pūbēs, groin.]

pubis

(ˈpjuːbɪs)
n, pl -bes (-biːz)
(Anatomy) one of the three sections of the hipbone that forms part of the pelvis
[C16: shortened from New Latin os pūbis bone of the pubes]

pu•bis

(ˈpyu bɪs)

n., pl. -bes (-bēz).
one of the paired anterior bones of the vertebrate pelvic girdle, forming the front of each innominate bone in humans.
[1590–1600; short for New Latin os pūbis bone of the pubes1]

pu·bis

(pyo͞o′bĭs)
The forwardmost of the three bones that fuse together to form each of the hipbones. See more at skeleton.

pubic adjective

pubis

Part of a hip bone: one of a pair that meet at the front of the pelvis.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pubis - one of the three sections of the hipbonepubis - one of the three sections of the hipbone; together these two bones form the front of the pelvis
bone, os - rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates
pelvic arch, pelvic girdle, pelvis, hip - the structure of the vertebrate skeleton supporting the lower limbs in humans and the hind limbs or corresponding parts in other vertebrates
Translations

pubis

[ˈpjuːbɪs] N (pubes (pl)) → pubis m inv

pubis

n pl <pubes> → Schambein nt

pubis

[ˈpjuːbɪs] npube m

pu·bis

n. pubis, región púbica, estructura ósea frontal de la pelvis.

pubis

n pubis m, hueso que forma la parte anterior de la pélvis
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