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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

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

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.
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At its peak, Arsia Mons may have produced roughly 1 to 8 cubic km of magma every million years.
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The European Investment Bank (EIB) has granted two loans of Euro 50 million, one for the construction of a new court building in Place Saint-Lambert in Li?ge and the other for the development of a new judicial centre in Mons. With these investment projects, the R?gie des b?timents, the Belgian state body borrowing the funds and promoting the project, will implement its urban renewal strategy aimed at improving the quality of life in the historic centres of Li?ge and Mons.
A delegation from Mons, in Belgium, where the documents were discovered, have given the plans to Liverpool Michel Vasko, deputy manager of tourism for Mons, said: ``It is my privilege to officially offer to the Town Hall of Liverpool the original plans.
Although the artist Mons is the central character in this novel, he is created by the narrator-critic who tries to account for the reasons Mons creates and destroys his remarkable canvasses.
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He proposes, for example, that oceans could have sculpted the unusual, cliff-like escarpments of two volcanoes on Mars: Olympus Mons and Apollinaris Patera.