mons pubis

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Etymology[edit]

Latin mōns (mountain, mound) + genitive of pūbes (pubic area)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌmɒnz ˈpjubɪs/

Noun[edit]

mons pubis (plural montes pubis)

  1. a fleshy protuberance over the pubic bones that becomes covered with hair during puberty.

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