Vulva

Vulva
The female external genital organs including the labia, clitoris, and entrance to the vagina (the vestibule of the vagina).
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[NA] The external genitalia of the female, comprised of the mons pubis, the labia majora and minora, the clitoris, the vestibule of the vagina and its glands, and the opening of the urethra and of the vagina. SYN: cunnus, pudendum femininum, trema (2). [L. a wrapper or covering, seed covering, womb, fr. volvo, to roll]

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vul·va 'vəl-və n, pl vul·vae -.vē, -.vī the external parts of the female genital organs comprising the mons pubis, labia majora, labia minora, clitoris, vestibule of the vagina, bulb of the vestibule, and Bartholin's glands

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n.
the female external genitalia. Two pairs of fleshy folds - the labia majora and labia minora - surround the openings of the vagina and urethra and extend forward to the clitoris. See also vestibular glands.

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vul·va (vulґvə) [L.] TA alternative for pudendum femininum. vulval, vulvar adj

Medical dictionary. 2011.


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