female genitalia


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Noun1.female genitalia - external female sex organsfemale genitalia - external female sex organs; "in England `fanny' is vulgar slang for female genitals"
female body - the body of a female human being
minge - vulgar term for a woman's pubic hair or genitals
female reproductive system - the reproductive system of females
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"
puss, pussy, slit, snatch, twat, cunt - obscene terms for female genitals
vulva - external parts of the female genitalia
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Charity Equality Now said it believed 16 in every 1,000 women in Birmingham had undergone the process, which involves the partial or complete removal of the female genitalia.
lena in the northeastern region of Brazil, with illustrations of the female genitalia for the first time, and an identification key to adults of P hyalinus and P.
Female genital mutilation involves the partial or total removal of female genitalia, or other procedure, for non-medical reasons.
Two months ago, a sex-change operation, giving her female genitalia and breasts, finally ended her former life as Frank Maloney, renowned for taking the legendary Lennox Lewis to glory as Britain's first undisputed heavyweight champion of the world in nearly a century.
Despite having XY chromosomes, the patient with Swyer syndrome appears female and has functional female genitalia and structures, including a vagina, uterus and fallopian tubes.
MEET Marbles the cat, who has both male and female genitalia.
SUGGESTIVE sweets shaped like male and female genitalia have gone on sale in Bahrain, sparking an investigation by Muharraq Municipal Council.
It involves a procedure that intentionally alters or causes injury to the female genitalia for non-medical reasons.
FGM involves removal of all external female genitalia and the closure of the vaginal opening for non-medical reasons.
Standards are the same at each show: male and female genitalia are blurred out, along with female breasts.
FGM, the partial or total removal of external female genitalia, has nothing to do with religion; it's a centuries-old tribal tradition practiced in parts of Asia and Africa to prevent 'immoral' behavior.
It may be because women are becoming more in touch and comfortable with their bodies or because their perceptions of "normal" female genitalia is being influenced by images in the media.