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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For this comparison, the scores on the labia majora, labia minora, and mons pubis of each participant were averaged and subgroup means were compared.
The largest lesion was located in the mons pubis and measured 5.
His final, strangely beautiful, shot of a denuded mons pubis (perhaps not that of Brochere) would likely send a tremor through any censor.