labia minora

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plural noun la·bia mi·no·ra \ˈlā-bē-ə-mə-ˈnȯr-ə\

Definition of labia minora

  1. :  the inner highly vascular largely connective-tissue folds of the vulva bounding the vestibule

Origin and Etymology of labia minora

New Latin, literally, smaller lips


First Known Use: 1838


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labia minora

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noun plural labia mi·no·ra \-mə-ˈnōr-ə, -ˈnȯr-\

Medical Definition of labia minora

  1. :  the inner highly vascular largely connective-tissue folds of the vulva bounding the vestibule—called also nymphae

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