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la·bi·a

 (lā′bē-ə)
n.
Plural of labium.

labia

(ˈleɪbɪə)
n
(Anatomy) the plural of labium

la•bi•um

(ˈleɪ bi əm)

n., pl. -bi•a (-bi ə)
1. a lip or liplike structure or part.
2. any of the folds of skin bordering the vulva.
3. the lower petal of a labiate flower.
4. the lower or rearmost unpaired mouthpart of an insect or other arthropod.
[1590–1600; < Latin: lip]

labia

“Lips”: the labia majora and labia minora are respectively the outer and inner lip-like skin folds outside the vagina.
Translations

labia

pl de labium
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Hostaguden is another form of excision, where the vagina opening is narrowed through the use of a covering seal by cutting and repositioning the inner labia with or without cutting the clitoris.
Some women want to tighten their vaginas after vaginal births, others want the shape and size of their labia altered, while others want enhancement of the G-spot with collagen injections.
It's a plump, rounded pad of fatty tissue that sits just above a woman's labia, or 'lips' - it's the triangular bit where most of her pubic hair grows.
He told her she had an excessively long labia minora, the flaps of skin that form part of the vulva.
It's a reasonable consideration if asymmetric or hypertrophic labia cause chronic irritation or interfere with the ability to wear certain clothing or be comfortable during exercise," Chris Zahn, MD, ACOG's vice president of practice activities, said in an interview.
There's nothing wrong with keeping things neat, but Alison recommends leaving a little bit of hair, particularly on the labia, to keep things healthy.
Ultrasound of the left labia showed a large, fluid-filled left inguinal hernia, containing multiple bowel loops as well as the uterine fundus.
A 38-year-old healthy woman presented with a three-year history of a painless swelling on the left labia majora.
Dermatological examination revealed a single, skin-coloured, pedunculated, pear-shaped, non-tender, soft fleshy mass with wrinkled surface measuring 16 x 9 cm and arising from a thin stalk from posterior part of left labia majora and distorting its shape.
A "cosmetic malformation" of the genitals (fused labia and a deformed clitoris) led her family to christen her a boy.
explains, "What you've noticed is called the labia minora, and it's completely normal.