birth canal

noun
|Updated on: 13 Jul 2018

Definition of birth canal

: the channel formed by the cervix, vagina, and vulva through which the fetus passes during birth

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First Known Use of birth canal

1884

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BIRTH CANAL Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of birth canal for English Language Learners

  • : the part of a mother's body that a baby passes through when it is born


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birth canal

noun

medical Definition of birth canal

: the channel formed by the cervix, vagina, and vulva through which the fetus passes during birth


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