mons pubis


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mons pubis

the fatty cushion of flesh in human males situated over the junction of the pubic bones

mons pubis

[′mänz ′pyü·bəs]
(anatomy)
The eminence of the lower anterior abdominal wall above the superior rami of the pubic bones.
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Alix Fox, Durex's sex and relationships expert, said the mons pubis is also known as the mons veneris, or "the mound of Venus", and is named after the Roman goddess of love.
1: A computed tomography scan showing a 6-cm fluid collection at the mons pubis connected to inflammation within the retropubic space.
By eight weeks hands, feet and mons pubis appeared normal.
She developed extensive necrosis of the tissue around the abdominal wound, extending to the pannus and mons pubis.
After the abdominal prep and drape, double glove and make a slit in the drape just below the mons pubis and cover with a sterile towel.
One workshop I attended was on symphysiotomy --the surgical division of the fibro cartilaginous symphysis pubis and its reinforcing ligaments by way of a scalpel blade through the mons pubis.
At enrollment (and prior to product group allocation) medical histories were obtained and the vulva was scored for preexisting erythema of the mons pubis, the labia majora, and the labia minora by a board-certified dermatologist who was trained and validated in using the standard 5-point scale for erythema, where "0" was no apparent cutaneous involvement and "4" was moderate-to-severe erythema.