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vagina

noun va·gi·na \və-ˈjī-nə\

: the passage in a woman's or female animal's body that leads from the uterus to the outside of the body

plural va·gi·nae\-(ˌ)nē\ or va·gi·nas

Full Definition of VAGINA

1
:  a canal in a female mammal that leads from the uterus to the external orifice of the genital canal
2
:  a canal that is similar in function or location to the vagina and occurs in various animals other than mammals
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Origin of VAGINA

Latin, literally, sheath
First Known Use: 1682

Other Anatomy Terms

bilateral symmetry, carotid, cartilage, dorsal, entrails, prehensile, renal, solar plexus, supine, thoracic, ventral
VAGINA Defined for Kids

vagina

noun va·gi·na \və-ˈjī-nə\

Definition of VAGINA for Kids

:  a canal that leads from the uterus to the outside of the body
Medical Dictionary

vagina

noun va·gi·na \və-ˈjī-nə\
plural va·gi·nae \-(ˌ)nē\ or va·gi·nas

Medical Definition of VAGINA

:  a canal in a female mammal that leads from the uterus to the external orifice opening into the vestibule between the labia minora

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