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pubic

[ pyoo-bik ]
/ ˈpyu bɪk /
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adjective
of, relating to, or situated near the pubes or the pubis.
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Origin of pubic

First recorded in 1825–35; pub(es)1 + -ic

OTHER WORDS FROM pubic

in·ter·pu·bic, adjectivesub·pu·bic, adjective

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH pubic

pubic , public
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How to use pubic in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for pubic

pubic
/ (ˈpjuːbɪk) /

adjective
of or relating to the pubes or pubispubic hair
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Medical definitions for pubic

pubic
[ pyōōbĭk ]

adj.
Of, relating to, or located in the region of the pubis or the pubes.
Relating to the pubic region of the abdomen.
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