mons pubis


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mons pubis

n. pl. montes pubis
A rounded fleshy protuberance situated over the pubic bones that becomes covered with hair during puberty.

[New Latin mōns pūbis : Latin mōns, mount + Latin pūbis, genitive of pūbēs, pubis.]

mons pubis

(ˈmɒnz ˈpjuːbɪs)
n, pl montes pubis (ˈmɒntiːz)
(Anatomy) the fatty cushion of flesh in human males situated over the junction of the pubic bones. Compare mons veneris
[C17: New Latin: hill of the pubes]

mons pu•bis

(ˈmɒnz ˈpyu bɪs)

n., pl. mon•tes pubis (ˈmɒn tiz)
a rounded prominence of fatty tissue over the pubic symphysis, covered with hair after puberty.
[< New Latin: elevation of the pubes]

mons pubis

In females, a fatty pad over the point where both pubic bones meet.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mons pubis - a mound of fatty tissue covering the pubic area in women
adipose tissue, fatty tissue, fat - a kind of body tissue containing stored fat that serves as a source of energy; it also cushions and insulates vital organs; "fatty tissue protected them from the severe cold"
vulva - external parts of the female genitalia
loins, pubes, pubic region - the lower part of the abdomen just above the external genital organs
Translations
mont de Vénus

mons pubis

n pubis m, parte f inferior del vientre, (in women) monte m de Venus
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Her injuries began when she used hot wax to remove all the hair from her mons pubis, vulva and anus.
A computed tomography scan showed a 6-cm fluid collection at the mons pubis connected to inflammation within the retropubic space (Fig.
On local examination, a complete perineal tear with black gangrenous margins and excoriation was present; similar patchy changes were seen over lower abdomen and the mons pubis.
After the abdominal prep and drape, double glove and make a slit in the drape just below the mons pubis and cover with a sterile towel.