vagina

noun va·gi·na \ və-ˈjī-nə \
Updated on: 7 Apr 2018
plural vaginas also vaginae play \və-ˈjī-(ˌ)nē\
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 and Etymology of vagina

borrowed from New Latin, going back to Latin vāgīna "scabbard, sheath," of uncertain origin

VAGINA Defined for English Language Learners

vagina

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


VAGINA Defined for Kids

vagina

noun va·gi·na \ və-ˈjī-nə \
: a canal that leads from the uterus to the outside of the body

Medical Dictionary

vagina

noun va·gi·na \ və-ˈjī-nə \
plural vaginae play \-(ˌ)nē\ or vaginas
: 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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