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mons

 [mons] (L.)
an elevation or eminence.
mons pu´bis the rounded fleshy prominence over the symphysis pubis in the female.
mons ve´neris mons pubis.

mons

, gen.

mon·tis

, pl.

mon·tes

(monz, mon'tis, mon'tēz), [TA]
An anatomic prominence or slight elevation above the general level of the surface.
[L. a mountain]

mons

(mons) [L.] an elevation or eminence.
mons pu´bis , mons ve´neris the rounded fleshy prominence over the symphysis pubis in the female.

mons

(mŏnz)
n. pl. montes (mŏn′tēz)
A protuberance of the human body, especially that formed by the pubic bones.

mons

[mons]
Etymology: L, mountain
a mound or slight elevation.

mons pubis

The fibroadipose tissue anterior to the vulva which overlies the symphysis pubis. It divides into the labia majora on either side of the pudendal cleft, which surrounds the labia minora, clitoris, vaginal opening, and other vulvar vestibular structures. The mons responds to oestrogen with the onset of puberty, forming a distinct mound at the time of puberty.

mons

, pl. montes (monz, -tēz) [TA]
An anatomic prominence or slight elevation above the general level of the surface.
[L. a mountain]

mons

A mound or rounded eminence, especially the mons pubis (or veneris), the hairy mound of fatty tissue covering the junction of the pubic bones in adult females.

mons

pl. montes [L.] a prominence.
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