mons pubis

noun
mons pu·​bis | \ ˈmänz-ˈpyü-bəs How to pronounce mons pubis (audio) \
plural montes pubis\ ˈmän-​tēz-​ How to pronounce montes pubis (audio) \

Definition of mons pubis

: a rounded eminence of fatty tissue on the pubic symphysis especially of the human female

First Known Use of mons pubis

1682, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for mons pubis

New Latin, pubic eminence

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“Mons pubis.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mons%20pubis. Accessed 14 December 2019.

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mons pubis

noun
plural montes pubis\ ˌmän-​ˌtēz-​ How to pronounce montes pubis (audio) \

Medical Definition of mons pubis

: a rounded eminence of fatty tissue upon the pubic symphysis especially of the human female — see mons veneris

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