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{adj: vaginal} of or relating to the vagina
"vaginal suppository"



{n: Candida albicans, Monilia albicans} a parasitic fungus that can infect the mouth or the skin or the intestines or the vagina

{n: Jacquemier's sign} a purplish discoloration of the mucous membrane of the vagina that occurs early in pregnancy

{n: birth canal} a passage in the uterus and vagina through which a fetus passes during vaginal birth

{n: cervical canal, canalis cervicis uteri} a spindle-shaped canal extending from the uterus to the vagina

{n: colpitis} inflammation of the vagina

{n: colpocele, vaginocele} hernia projecting into the vagina

{n: colpocystitis} inflammation of the vagina and bladder

{n: colpoxerosis} a condition in which the vagina is unusually dry

{n: culdoscopy} endoscopic examination of a woman's pelvic organs by the insertion of a culdoscope through the vagina

{n: cystocele, colpocystocele} hernia in which the urinary bladder protrudes through the wall of the vagina; sometimes occurs after childbirth

{n: douche} irrigation with a jet of water or medicated solution into or around a body part (especially the vagina) to treat infections or cleanse from odorous contents

{n: episiotomy} surgical incision of the perineum to enlarge the vagina and so facilitate delivery during childbirth

{n: forceps delivery} delivery in which forceps are inserted through the vagina and used to grasp the head of the fetus and pull it through the birth canal; since the forceps can injure the fetus this procedure has generally given way to cesarean deliveries

{n: hematocolpometra, haematocolpometra} accumulation of blood in the vagina and uterus

{n: hematocolpos, haematocolpos} accumulation of menstrual blood in the vagina (usually due to an imperforate hymen)

{n: hymen, maidenhead, virginal membrane} a fold of tissue that partly covers the entrance to the vagina of a virgin

{n: hysteroscopy} visual examination of the uterus and uterine lining using an endoscope inserted through the vagina

{n: intrauterine device, IUD} contraceptive device consisting of a piece of bent plastic or metal that is inserted through the vagina into the uterus

{n: introitus} entrance or opening to a hollow organ or tube (especially the vaginal opening)
"the introitus of the vagina"

{n: leukorrhea, leucorrhea} discharge of white mucous material from the vagina; often an indication of infection

{n: lochia} substance discharged from the vagina (cellular debris and mucus and blood) that gradually decreases in amount during the weeks following childbirth

{n: outercourse} sexual stimulation without vaginal penetration
"since pregnancy cannot happen if sperm are kept out of the vagina, outercourse is one method of birth control"

{n: penetration} the act (by a man) of inserting his penis into the vagina of a woman

{n: premature ejaculation} ejaculation during the early stages of sexual excitement or soon after the insertion of the penis into the vagina

{n: rectocele, proctocele} protrusion or herniation of the rectum into the vagina; can occur if pelvic muscles are weakened by childbirth

{n: salpingitis} inflammation of a Fallopian tube (usually the result of infection spreading from the vagina or uterus) or of a Eustachian tube

{n: sexual intercourse, intercourse, sex act, copulation, coitus, coition, sexual congress, congress, sexual relation, relation, carnal knowledge} the act of sexual procreation between a man and a woman; the man's penis is inserted into the woman's vagina and excited until orgasm and ejaculation occur

{n: suppository} a small plug of medication designed for insertion into the rectum or vagina where it melts

{n: trichomoniasis} infection of the vagina

{n: urethrocele} prolapse of the urethra into the vagina

{n: uterine artery, arteria uterina} a branch of the internal iliac artery that supplies the uterus and the upper part of the vagina

{n: vaginal artery, arteria vaginalis} a branch of the internal iliac that provides blood for the vagina and the base of the bladder and the rectum

{n: vaginal discharge} discharge of secretions from the cervical glands of the vagina; normally clear or white

{n: vagina} the lower part of the female reproductive tract; a moist canal in female mammals extending from the labia minora to the uterus
"the vagina receives the penis during coitus"
"the vagina is elastic enough to allow the passage of a fetus"

{n: vaginismus} muscular contraction that causes the vagina to close; usually an anxiety reaction before coitus or pelvic examination

{n: vaginitis} inflammation of the vagina (usually associated with candidiasis)

{n: vestibular gland} a gland that opens into the vestibule of the vagina; secretions lubricate the vagina during coitus

{n: vestibule of the vagina} the space between the labia minora containing the orifice of the urethra

{n: vestibule} any of various bodily cavities leading to another cavity (as of the ear or vagina)

{n: vulvovaginitis} inflammation of the vulva and the vagina

{v: penetrate} insert the penis into the vagina or anus of
"Did the molester penetrate the child?"


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