mons pubis

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. 2011.

Look at other dictionaries:

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

  • mons pubis — n. pl. montes pubis [see MONS & PUBES1] the fleshy, rounded area at the lower edge of the human, esp. female, abdomen, that becomes covered with pubic hair at puberty …   English World dictionary

  • mons pubis — ► NOUN ▪ the rounded mass of fatty tissue lying over the joint of the pubic bones. ORIGIN Latin, mount of the pubes …   English terms 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 —   Hena, hene, pu ukole.    ♦ To see, feel, handle the mons pubis, ho ohena …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • 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 (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 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.