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

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, 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.
It is also interesting to note that when vulva erythema was analyzed per region (ie, only labia major, labia minora, or mons pubis), the same results were achieved.
A labiaplasty message board attached to <lastertreatments.com> has a message from a fourteen-year-old girl so desperate to have surgery on her labia and mons pubis that she has considered cutting up her own body:
I was also looking into getting liposuction of the mons pubis ...
Two right and two left paraumbilical ports are placed high and lateral, and one is placed at the midline suprapubic abutting the mons pubis. Bipolar dissection and sharp dissection are used to mobilize the uterine arteries well off the lower uterine segment.
The G-spot, named after gynecologist Ernst Grafenberg, is located two to three inches inside the vagina, on its front wall, toward the hair-covered mons pubis. It is sized somewhere between a dime and a half-dollar in circumference, has a moist, spongy, corrugated texture, and is wrapped around the urethra to protect it from injury during penetration.
It is also known as proliferating trichilemmal cyst and pilar tumor of the scalp.[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.[2,3] Most patients are women (84%) who range in age from 27 to 83 years.
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.