noun, plural pu·bes [pyoo-beez]. /ˈpyu biz/. Anatomy.
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The itch-mite (Acarus scabiei) and the louse (Pediculus capitis, corporis, vel pubis) are the more common members of the group.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
Pubis, pū′bis, n. a bone of the pelvis which in man forms the anterior portion of the os innominatum.
In the pelvic girdle the ilium corresponds to the scapula, the ischium to the coracoid, the pubis to the clavicle.Form and Function|E. S. (Edward Stuart) Russell
They are unknown in any other existing animals, unless present in Crocodiles, in which ischium and pubis are always undivided.
There is some difference in the pubis and ischium which is more conspicuous in form than in direction of the bones.