Definition of mons pubis in English:

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mons pubis

Pronunciation: /ˈmänz ˈpyo͞obis/

noun (plural montes pubis /ˈmäntēz/)

The rounded mass of fatty tissue lying over the joint of the pubic bones, in women typically more prominent and also called the mons veneris.


Late 19th century: Latin, 'mount of the pubes'.

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Syllabification: mons pu·bis

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