Definition of prepubic in US English:

prepubic

adjective

  • 1Anatomy and Zoology. Situated in front of the pubis; forming the anterior part of the pubis; of, relating to, or designating the prepubis.

  • 2Prepubertal.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in The Lancet. From pre- + pubic. With sense 1 compare French prépubien situated in front of the pubis.

Pronunciation

prepubic

/priːˈpjuːbɪk/