hymenal orifice

ostium vaginae.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • hymen — 1. hymen [ imɛn ] n. m. • mil. XVIe; lat. hymen, du gr. Humên, dieu du mariage ♦ Littér. et vieilli Mariage. ⇒ hyménée. Les liens, les nœuds de l hymen. Les fruits de l hymen : les enfants. hymen 2. hymen [ imɛn ] n. m. • v. 1520; bas lat. hymen …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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  • hymen — noun Etymology: Late Latin, from Greek hymēn membrane Date: 1543 a fold of mucous membrane partly closing the orifice of the vagina • hymenal adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • hyménéal — ● hyménéal, hyménéale, hyménéaux adjectif (de hymen 1) Relatif à l hymen de la femme. hyménal, ale, aux [imenal, o] ou hyménéal, ale, aux [imeneal, o] adj. ÉTYM. XIXe; de 2. hymen. ❖ …   Encyclopédie Universelle


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