birth canal

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birth canal

n.
The passageway through which the fetus is expelled during parturition, leading from the uterus through the cervix and the vagina.

birth′ canal`


n.
the passage through which the young of mammals pass during birth, formed by the cervix, vagina, and vulva.
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Noun1.birth canal - a passage in the uterus and vagina through which a fetus passes during vaginal birthbirth canal - a passage in the uterus and vagina through which a fetus passes during vaginal birth
passageway, passage - a path or channel or duct through or along which something may pass; "the nasal passages"