Definition of Mons veneris

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

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

Definition of Mons veneris

1. Noun. The female mons pubis ¹

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Medical Definition of Mons veneris

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 Veneris

monozygotic twin
monozygous twin
monozygous twins
mons ureteris
monsel's salt
monsel's solution
monsoon season
monsoon seasons

Literary usage of Mons veneris

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Anatomy: Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray, Thomas Pickering Pick (1897)
"THE External Organs of Generation in the Female are : the mons Veneris, ... The mons veneris is the rounded eminence in front of the pubic symphysis, ..."

2. A Treatise on the science and practice of midwifery by William Smoult Playfair (1893)
"1, The external organs consist of: The mons Veneris (Fig. ... They are thicker in front, where they run into the mons Veneris, and thinner behind, ..."

3. A Theoretical and practical treatise on midwifery including the diseases of by Pierre Cazeaux (1878)
"The vulva is a longitudinal opening or fissure, situated on the median line at the base of the trunk ; being bounded in front by the mons veneris, behind by ..."

4. Obstetrics: a manual for students and practitioners by Charles W. Hayt (1892)
"The mons veneris, which is a firm cushion-like eminence above the pubes, composed of skin, fat, connective tissue, blood-vessels, and nerves. ..."

5. Diseases of Women by Lawson Tait (1879)
"I. —mons veneris. ERUPTIONS AND PARASITES. ALTHOUGH for purposes of convenience I have separated this region from the rest of the external genitals, ..."

6. The Elements of Anatomy by Jones Quain (1837)
"mons veneris.—The integument on the fore part of the pubic symphysis is ... This part, from its surmounting the labia, has been called mons Veneris. ..."

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