Pudic

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Pudic (Anat) Of or pertaining to the external organs of generation.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • pudic In anatomy, pudendal.
    • pudic Internal, a large and surgically very important branch of the anterior trunk of the internal iliac artery, the principal source of the blood-supply of the external genitals. It leaves the pelvis by the greater sciatic foramen, winds around the ischiac spine, reënters the pelvis by the lesser sciatic foramen, courses along the inner side of the rami of the ischium and pubis, gives off inferior hemorrhoidal and superficial and transverse perineal branches, and divides into three penial arteries — of the bulb and cavernous body and dorsum of the penis.
    • pudic Internal, a vein corresponding to the internal pudicartery, except that it does not receive the blood from the dorsal vein of the penis.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adjs Pudic pertaining to the pudenda
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. pudicus, modest, fr. pudere, to be ashamed: cf. F. pudique,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L., as if pudentiapudens, pr.p. of pudēre, to be ashamed.

Usage

In literature:

He sat down beside her under the shadow of the pudic goddess.
"Crome Yellow" by Aldous Huxley
Most often he does not recognize and therefore isolates the pudic and hidden side of life, together with the poetry it contains.
"Balzac" by Frederick Lawton
The periphery of the pudic nerve spreads itself like a fan over the genitals.
"Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 5 (of 6)" by Havelock Ellis
The pudic artery, S s, is a branch of the internal iliac.
"Surgical Anatomy" by Joseph Maclise
It is dead until sensation reaches the vein from the sacral and pudic plexus.
"Philosophy of Osteopathy" by Andrew T. Still
The pudic artery was uninjured.
"North American Medical and Surgical Journal, Vol. 2, No. 3, July, 1826" by Various
Intelligence wings more truly when it does not feel the weight of the body tormented by pudicity.
"Sónnica" by Vicente Blasco Ibáñez
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