mons pubis

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

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mons pubis (plural montes pubis)

  1. A fleshy protuberance over the pubic bones that becomes covered with hair during puberty.
    Hyponyms: mons veneris, mons Venus

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