Definition of Mons pubis

1. Noun. A mound of fatty tissue covering the pubic area in women.

Exact synonyms: Mons, Mons Veneris
Generic synonyms: Adipose Tissue, Fat, Fatty Tissue
Group relationships: Vulva, Loins, Pubes, Pubic Region

Definition of Mons pubis

1. Noun. a fleshy protuberance over the pubic bones that becomes covered with hair during puberty ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Mons pubis

1. The prominence caused by a pad of fatty tissue over the symphysis pubis in the female. Synonym: os pubis, mons veneris, pubes, pubic bone. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mons Pubis

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monozygous twins
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monsel's solution
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Literary usage of Mons pubis

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1. Anatomy, Descriptive and Applied by Henry Gray (1913)
"The external genital organs of the female are: the mons pubis, the lab'ia majora et ... The labia minora have been drawn apart. The mons pubis (commissura ..."

2. Manual of Practical Anatomy by Daniel John Cunningham (1921)
"The mons pubis is a marked cushion-like eminence situated in front of the pubes ... They are two rounded folds, which commence anteriorly at the mons pubis, ..."

3. Das Becken by Wilhelm von Waldeyer-Hartz (1899)
"Zu ihnen gehört der Schamberg (mons pubis), der die stärkste Behaarung zeigt, ... das Scrotum nebst dem mons pubis vom Oberschenkel ab, beim Weibe die Labia ..."

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