Pubes

pubes

1. (Science: anatomy) The hair which appears upon the lower part of the hypogastric region at the age of puberty. Hence (as more commonly used), the lower part of the hypogastric region; the pubic region.

2. (Science: botany) The down of plants; a downy or villous substance which grows on plants; pubescence.

Origin: L, the hair which appears on the body at puberty, from pubes adult.


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