mons pubis

mons pubis

[monz pyoo-bis]
noun, plural montes pubis [mon-teez-pyoo-bis] . Anatomy.
a rounded prominence of fatty tissue over the pubic symphysis, covered with hair after puberty.
Also called mons.
Compare mons veneris.

< Neo-Latin: elevation of the pubes; see mons, pubes1 Unabridged
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mons pubis (ˈmɒnz ˈpjuːbɪs)
n , pl montes pubis
Compare mons veneris the fatty cushion of flesh in human males situated over the junction of the pubic bones
[C17: New Latin: hill of the pubes]

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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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