pudendum

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noun pu·den·dum \pyu̇-ˈden-dəm\

Definition of pudendum

plural

pudenda

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  1. :  the external genital organs of a human being and especially of a woman —usually used in plural

pudendal

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Origin and Etymology of pudendum

New Latin, singular of Latin pudenda, from neuter plural of pudendus, gerundive of pudēre to be ashamed


First Known Use: 14th century


PUDENDUM Defined for English Language Learners

pudendum

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noun pu·den·dum \pyu̇-ˈden-dəm\

Definition of pudendum for English Language Learners

  • : the sexual organs on the outside of a person's body


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pudendum

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noun pu·den·dum \pyu̇-ˈden-dəm\

Medical Definition of pudendum

plural

pudenda

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  1. :  the external genital organs of a human; especially :  the external genitalia of a woman :  vulva—usually used in plural


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