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mons pubis

[monz pyoo-bis] /ˈmɒnz ˈpyu bɪs/
noun, plural montes pubis
[mon-teez-pyoo-bis] /ˈmɒn tizˈpyu bɪs/ (Show IPA).
Anatomy
1.
a rounded prominence of fatty tissue over the pubic symphysis, covered with hair after puberty.
Also called mons.
Compare mons veneris.
Origin
< New Latin: elevation of the pubes; see mons, pubes1
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British Dictionary definitions for mons pubis

mons pubis

/ˈmɒnz ˈpjuːbɪs/
noun (pl) montes pubis (ˈmɒntiːz)
1.
the fatty cushion of flesh in human males situated over the junction of the pubic bones Compare mons veneris
Word Origin
C17: New Latin: hill of the pubes
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mons pubis in Medicine

mons pubis mons pu·bis (pyōō'bĭs)
n. pl. montes pubis
A rounded fleshy protuberance situated over the pubic bones that becomes covered with hair during puberty. Also called pubis.

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