mons pubis

mons pubis
noun (plural montes pubis) Etymology: New Latin, pubic eminence Date: circa 1903 a rounded eminence of fatty tissue on the pubic symphysis especially of the human female

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  • Mons pubis — Anterior view of human female pelvis, indicating mons pubis Latin mons pubis Gray s …   Wikipedia

  • mons pubis — n, pl mon·tes pubis .män .tēz a rounded eminence of fatty tissue upon the pubic symphysis esp. of the human female see MONS VENERIS * * * [TA] the rounded fleshy prominence over the symphysis pubis …   Medical dictionary

  • mons pubis — noun a mound of fatty tissue covering the pubic area in women • Syn: ↑mons, ↑mons veneris • Hypernyms: ↑adipose tissue, ↑fat, ↑fatty tissue • Part Holonyms: ↑vulva, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mons pubis — I Mons pubis,   der Schamberg. II Mọns pubis   [lateinisch] der, , Mọns veneris, Anatomie: der Schamhügel …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Mons pubis — Venushügel Als Venushügel – auch als Schamhügel, Schamberg oder in der medizinischen Fachsprache als Mons pubis oder mons veneris bezeichnet – wird die aus subkutanem Fettgewebe bestehende leichte Erhebung über dem weiblichen Schambein bezeichnet …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • mons pubis — mons pu•bis [[t]ˈmɒnz ˈpyu bɪs[/t]] n. pl. mon•tes pubis [[t]ˈmɒn tiz[/t]] anat. a rounded prominence of fatty tissue over the pubic symphysis, covered with hair after puberty • Etymology: < NL: elevation of the pubes …   From formal English to slang

  • mons pubis — /monz pyooh bis/, pl. montes pubis /mon teez pyooh bis/. Anat. a rounded prominence of fatty tissue over the pubic symphysis, covered with hair after puberty. Also called mons. Cf. mons veneris. [ < NL: elevation of the pubes; see MONS, PUBES1] * …   Universalium

  • mons pubis — noun a fleshy protuberance over the pubic bones that becomes covered with hair during puberty See Also: mons veneris …   Wiktionary

  • mons pubis — [ˌmɒnz pju:bɪs] noun the rounded mass of fatty tissue lying over the joint of the pubic bones. Origin C19: L., lit. mount of the pubes …   English new terms dictionary

  • mons veneris — mons ve·ne·ris mänz ven ə rəs n, pl mon·tes veneris .män .tēz the mons pubis of a female * * * m. pubis …   Medical dictionary