vaginal orifice

ostium vaginae.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Vaginal portion of cervix — Infobox Anatomy Name = Vaginal portion of cervix Latin = portio vaginalis cervicis GraySubject = 268 GrayPage = 1260 Caption = 1. Round ligament 2. Uterus 3. Uterine cavity 4. Intestinal surface of Uterus 5. Versical surface(toward bladder) 6.… …   Wikipedia

  • Vaginal membrane — A thin membrane which completely or partially occludes the vaginal opening. This fold of mucous membrane is usually present at birth at the orifice of the vagina. It is also called the hymen, a Greek word meaning skin or membrane. The ancient… …   Medical dictionary

  • orifice — Any aperture or opening. SEE ALSO: aperture, opening, os, ostium, meatus. SYN: orificium [TA]. [L. orificium] anal o. SYN: anus. aortic o. [TA] the opening from the left …   Medical dictionary

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  • vulvo-vaginal — ● vulvo vaginal, vulvo vaginale, vulvo vaginaux adjectif Qui appartient à la vulve et au vagin. ● vulvo vaginal, vulvo vaginale, vulvo vaginaux (expressions) adjectif Glandes vulvo vaginales, les glandes de Bartholin. vulvo vaginal, ale, aux… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Toucher vaginal — Le toucher vaginal est un geste médical permettant d explorer l appareil génital féminin par le toucher. Cet examen est couramment pratiqué par le médecin généraliste, le gynécologue, la sage femme ou l obstétricien. Il est normalement indolore.… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Membrane, vaginal — A thin membrane which completely or partially occludes the vaginal opening. This fold of mucous membrane is usually present at birth at the orifice of the vagina. It is also called the hymen, a Greek word meaning skin or membrane. The ancient… …   Medical dictionary

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