Definition of Pubes

1. Noun. The lower part of the abdomen just above the external genital organs.

Exact synonyms: Loins, Pubic Region
Generic synonyms: Area, Region
Terms within: Mons, Mons Pubis, Mons Veneris



Definition of Pubes

1. n. The hair which appears upon the lower part of the hypogastric region at the age of puberty.

Definition of Pubes

1. Noun. (plural of pubis) ¹

2. Noun. (plural of pube) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pubes

1. the lower part of the abdomen [n PUBES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pubes

pubbing
pubbish
pubble
pubby
pubcaster
pubcasters
pubco
pubcos
pube
puberal
pubertal
pubertally
puberties
puberty
puberulent
pubes (current term)
pubescence
pubescences
pubescency
pubescent
pubescently
pubgoer
pubgoers
pubic
pubic bone
pubic hair
pubic hairs
pubic lice
pubic louse
pubic region

Literary usage of Pubes

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Anatomy, descriptive and surgical by Henry Gray (1867)
"The pubes is that portion which runs horizontally inwards from the inner side of the acetabulum for about two inches, then makes a sudden bend, and descends ..."

2. Proceedings by Philadelphia County Medical Society (1890)
"Examination showed forward displacement of the body of the right pubes, without any wound in the soft parts. No crepitus or preternatural mobility was ..."

3. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1878)
"The head of the femur could be plainly seen, as well as felt, resting on the margin of the horizontal minus of the pubes, on the outer side of the femoral ..."

4. A Treatise on Dislocations and Fractures of the Joints by Astley Cooper, Bransby Blake Cooper (1851)
"When turned on her back, and examined per vaginam* the pubes was found passing more into the cavity of the pelvis than usual. A large quantity of blood was ..."

5. A Practical Treatise on Fractures and Dislocations by Frank Hastings Hamilton (1871)
"pubes, occasioned by swimming. His account of it was, that when in the act of " striking out" he felt a catch in the right groin which he thought was cramp, ..."

6. A Practical Treatise on Fractures and Dislocations by Frank Hastings Hamilton (1880)
"Dislocations Upwards and Forwards upon the pubes. Si/n. ... On the body of the pubes, below the spine and transverse part of the bone ;" Skey. ..."

7. A Treatise on the science and practice of midwifery by William Smoult Playfair (1893)
"In such cases the face generally turns toward the pubes, the superior maxilla becomes ... The proportion of cases in which faee-to-pubes terminations of ..."

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