mons pubis


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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 pu·'bis

[TA]
the prominence caused by a pad of fatty tissue over the symphysis pubis in the female.
Synonym(s): pubes (2) [TA], mons veneris

mons pubis

n. pl. montes pubis
A rounded fleshy protuberance situated over the pubic bones that becomes covered with hair during puberty.

mons pubis

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 pu·bis

(monz pyū'bis) [TA]
The prominence caused by a pad of fatty tissue over the symphysis pubis in the female.

Mons pubis

The fatty tissue over the area where the pubic bones meet.
Mentioned in: Vulvodynia
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Fox further said, "Lovers tend to focus on a woman's clitoris and vagina; with all good intentions, they can get so side-tracked by concentrating on a lady's 'downstairs area' that they don't realise they could also bring her great pleasure by taking a small step upstairs and giving the mons pubis some attention too.
For this comparison, scores for the mons pubis, labia majora, and labia minora of each individual were averaged to obtain an overall vulvar erythema score, and subgroup means were compared irrespective of product assignment.
18) ([dagger]) Vulvar erythema scores reported as the group mean for scores averaged for 3 vulvar sites: the mons pubis, the labia majora, and the labia minora, regardless of product assignment during the prospective phase.
1] Ninety percent of proliferating trichilemmal tumors occur on the scalp, but they have also been found on the forehead, nose, back, chest, abdomen, buttocks, elbow, wrist, mons pubis, and vulva.
His final, strangely beautiful, shot of a denuded mons pubis (perhaps not that of Brochere) would likely send a tremor through any censor.
The second frame features the thighs and primly shaven mons pubis of (what you assume to be) a young woman.