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pubes

 [pu´bēz] (L.)
1. the hairs growing over the pubic region.
2. the pubic region.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

pubic hair

[TA]
the hair of the pubic region just above the external genitals.
Synonym(s): pubes (1) [TA]
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pubes

(pyo͞o′bēz)
n. pl. pubes
1. The lower part of the abdomen, especially the region surrounding the external genitals.
2. The hair that appears on this region at puberty.
3. Plural of pubis.
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pu·bes

(pyū'bēz) [TA]
1. [TA] The area above the external genitals where hair growth signals puberty.
2. One of the pubic hairs; the hair of the pubic region. usage note Often incorrectly called pubis.
[L. pubes, the hair on the genitals; the genitals]
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pubes

The pubic hair or the PUBIC region of the body.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
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She continues to shave so that her va-jay-jay feels neat and tidy, but like me she is less than enthusiastic about the idea of fashioning her pubes. She has returned to the "ragged-looking landing strip" more because she is reluctant to take it all off than because she likes the look.
The display actually reflects reality - except that in recent years, shaving of pubes have become quite common among young males and females - that pubic hair grows upon reaching adolescence and unless trimmed or shaved regularly, tends to stick out.
According to the Age, another man, Clifford Cowl, told Gillard: "Get my dinner ready', while Adam Subwoofer Hodgson asked: "Are your pubes as radiant, shiny and glorious as mine?"
Can I use it elsewhere including my chest and my pubes?
"Pubic hair also serves as a pretty draping that makes it a little mysterious to the one who might be courting your sexiness," she writes, adding, "Pubes keep the goods private, which can entice a lover to come and take a closer look at what you have to offer.
Not only has she been telling us to stare at our poo for 10 seconds, to think about how we treat our pubes, and that eating a burger is actually eating the energy of the sun (come again?), but she is also such a fun-free zone she won't even let anyone come to her house for Sunday lunch.