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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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These procedures include labioplasty, in which the inner labia is reduced and the unwanted fat from the mons pubis & the upper part of the labia majora is removed.
Labia majora is involved most commonly and in descending order labia minora, interlabial vestibule, clitoris, posterior fourchette and mons pubis are involved.1,2
In the female gender, the round ligament extends from the uterus through the inguinal canal and terminates in the region of the mons pubis and labia majora.
Debunking the myth that the key to womens' pleasure lies in the clitoris and G-spot, sex experts said the mons pubis is the place you should be focusing on, the Daily Star reported.
Comfort's erotic world is one where a woman (often called a "girl") can come from having her earlobes nuzzled, her breasts kissed, or her mons pubis jostled as her lover grabs her by her pubic tufts.
On physical exam, she had an approximately 3 cm depigmented patch with sharply defined borders on her right inferolateral neck with leukotrichia (Figure 1), a 4 cm depigmented patch with sharply defined borders and leukotrichia on the mons pubis (Figure 2), and a perianal 6 cm depigmented patch with sharply defined borders and leukotrichia (Figure 3).
No siren, I boarded with my breasts and mons pubis, past the golfers, the hunters, and the adventurers.
Depending on the viewer's imaginative predisposition, these triangular images might be read as depictions of a tree or bush, or else the mons pubis. For those inclined to the latter reading, each ensemble -- a pair of ovals bisected by a pair of sweeping triangles -- might resemble a woman's bottom.
Some even arises in the genital region of both males and females (vulva, mons pubis, scrotum, inguinal region).