mons veneris


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mons ve·ne·ris

 (vĕn′ər-ĭs)
n. pl. montes veneris
The female mons pubis.

[New Latin mōns Veneris : Latin mōns, mount + Latin Veneris, genitive of Venus, Venus.]

mons veneris

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

mons ve•ne•ris

(ˈmɒnz ˈvɛn ər ɪs)

n., pl. mon•tes veneris (ˈmɒn tiz)
the mons pubis of the human female.
[1615–25; < New Latin: literally, Venus's mount]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mons veneris - 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

mons veneris

n pl <montes veneris> → Venusberg m

mons veneris

n monte m de Venus
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In rare cases, Demodex folliculorum has been shown to inhabit the scalp, chest, nipple, penis, mons veneris, buttock, and buccal mucosa.
Triamcinolone was injected once on each side using a 100-mm--long needle that was introduced near the vulvar commessura and pushed upward to the mons veneris.