[ monz pyoo-bis ]
/ ˈmɒnz ˈpyu bɪs /
noun, plural mon·tes pu·bis [mon-teez-pyoo-bis] /ˈmɒn tizˈpyu bɪs/. Anatomy.
a rounded prominence of fatty tissue over the pubic symphysis, covered with hair after puberty.
Words nearby mons pubis
Compare mons veneris.
Also called mons.
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British Dictionary definitions for mons pubis
/ (ˈmɒnz ˈpjuːbɪs) /
noun plural montes pubis (ˈmɒntiːz)
the fatty cushion of flesh in human males situated over the junction of the pubic bonesCompare mons veneris
Word Origin for mons pubis
C17: New Latin: hill of the pubes
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Medicine definitions for mons pubis
[ pyōō′bĭs ]
n. pl. montes pubis
A rounded fleshy protuberance situated over the pubic bones that becomes covered with hair during puberty.pubis
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