postpubis

noun
post·​pubis | \ "+ \

Definition of postpubis

: the part of the pubic bone in birds and some reptiles that lies behind the acetabulum, in birds represents the true pubis, and in reptiles is a distinct process

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New Latin, from post- + pubis

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“Postpubis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/postpubis. Accessed 17 Jun. 2021.

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