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an elevation or eminence.
mons pu´bis the rounded fleshy prominence over the symphysis pubis in the female.
mons ve´neris mons pubis.
the prominence caused by a pad of fatty tissue over the symphysis pubis in the female.
n. pl. montes pubis
A rounded fleshy protuberance situated over the pubic bones that becomes covered with hair during puberty.
mons pubisThe 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.
The fatty tissue over the area where the pubic bones meet.
Mentioned in: Vulvodynia