Definition of vagina
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
Recent Examples of vagina from the Web
That means ensuring that their semen or vaginal fluid do not get inside your vagina, anus, penis or mouth.
Post-coital bleeding can also be a sign of something potentially more serious, such as cervical dysplasia (meaning abnormal cell growth), cervical cancer, or trauma to the vagina.
Norman, the prosecutor, said the jury had ample evidence — including those images — that showed Banks penetrated the unconscious woman with a water bottle and touched her vagina.
One treatment involved blowing gaseous ozone into the rectum or vagina.
Melania Trump has the distinction of being the first first lady who’s posed before the world with her hand over her naked vagina.
In addition, the laboratory also recently tested DNA that was found near Terry's vagina and determined that Swinton could not have been the source of that DNA either.
And there's evidence the vagina may provide a good place for Zika virus to thrive.
According to the complaint, Cosby positioned himself behind her on the sofa, penetrated her vagina with his fingers and put her hand on his penis.
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Origin and Etymology of vagina
borrowed from New Latin, going back to Latin vāgīna “scabbard, sheath,” of uncertain origin
First Known Use: 1682See Words from the same year
VAGINA Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of vagina for English Language Learners
: 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
Definition of vagina for Students
: a canal that leads from the uterus to the outside of the body
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