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.]
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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]
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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]
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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
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Translations

mons veneris

n pl <montes veneris> → Venusberg m
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mons veneris

n monte m de Venus
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Alix Fox, Durex's sex and relationships expert, said the mons pubis is also known as the mons veneris, or "the mound of Venus", and is named after the Roman goddess of love.
And it's true that many young people have enjoyed limited exposure to a hirsute mons veneris since the triumph of the Brazilian.
In rare cases, Demodex folliculorum has been shown to inhabit the scalp, chest, nipple, penis, mons veneris, buttock, and buccal mucosa.