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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]
In females, a fatty pad over the point where both pubic bones meet.
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|Noun||1.||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
mont de Vénus