vaginal

adjective vag·i·nal \ ˈva-jə-nᵊl \
Updated on: 14 Nov 2017

Definition of vaginal

1 :of, relating to, or affecting the genital vagina
2 :of or relating to a theca

vaginally

play \ˈva-jə-nᵊl-ē\ adverb

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Origin and Etymology of vaginal

borrowed from New Latin vaginalis, from vagina "sheath, vagina" + Latin -ālis 1-al


Medical Dictionary

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vaginal

adjective va·gi·nal \ ˈvaj-ən-ᵊl, sometimes və-ˈjī-nᵊl \

medical Definition of vaginal

1 :of, relating to, or resembling a vagina :thecal
  • a vaginal synovial membrane surrounding a tendon
2 a :of, relating to, or affecting the genital vagina
  • vaginal discharge
  • vaginal infection
b :occurring through the birth canal
  • a vaginal delivery
  • a vaginal birth

vaginally

play \\ adverb

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vaginal

noun

medical Definition of vaginal

:a vaginal anatomical part (as a muscle)


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