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vagina

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noun va·gi·na \və-ˈjī-nə\

Simple Definition of vagina

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of vagina

plural vaginaeplay \-(ˌ)nē\ or vaginas

  1. 1 :  a canal in a female mammal that leads from the uterus to the external orifice of the genital canal

  2. 2 :  a canal that is similar in function or location to the vagina and occurs in various animals other than mammals

Origin of vagina

Latin, literally, sheath


First Known Use: 1682


VAGINA Defined for Kids

vagina

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noun va·gi·na \və-ˈjī-nə\

Definition of vagina for Students

  1. :  a canal that leads from the uterus to the outside of the body




Medical Dictionary

vagina

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noun va·gi·na \və-ˈjī-nə\

Medical Definition of vagina

plural vaginae \-(ˌ)nē\play or vaginas

  1. :  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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Learn More about vagina

  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "vagina" Spanish Central: Translation of "vagina" Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about "vagina"


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