mons pubis

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

Definition of mons pubis

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

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Recent Examples on the Web Stick with your upper vulva (mons pubis) and outer lips (labia majora). Melanie Rud, SELF, 16 June 2022

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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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Oct. 2022.

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mons pubis

plural montes pubis\ ˌmän-​ˌtēz-​ How to pronounce mons 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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