pubic

[ pyoo-bik ]
/ ˈpyu bɪk /

adjective

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

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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British Dictionary definitions for pubic

pubic
/ (ˈpjuːbɪk) /

adjective

of or relating to the pubes or pubispubic hair
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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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