pu·bes /ˈpju(ˌ)bɪz/ 名詞
1. Anat. (a) The hair which appears upon the lower part of the hypogastric region at the age of puberty. (b) Hence (as more commonly used), the lower part of the hypogastric region; the pubic region.
2. Bot. The down of plants; a downy or villous substance which grows on plants; pubescence.
n : one of the three sections of the hipbone; together the two
pubic bones form the front of the pelvis [syn: pubic
bone, os pubis]
[also: pubes (pl)]
n : the lower part of the abdomen just above the external
genital organs [syn: pubic region, loins]