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n. Greek Mythology
The god of marriage.
A membranous fold of tissue that partly or completely occludes the external vaginal orifice.
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(Anatomy) anatomy a fold of mucous membrane that partly covers the entrance to the vagina and is usually ruptured when sexual intercourse takes place for the first time
[C17: from Greek: membrane]
(Classical Myth & Legend) the Greek and Roman god of marriage
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
a fold of mucous membrane partly closing the external orifice of the vagina in a virgin.
[1605–15; < Late Latin hymēn < Greek hymḗn skin, membrane, hymen]
the ancient Greek god of marriage.
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A membrane that partly closes the opening of the vagina.
The American Heritage® Student Science Dictionary, Second Edition. Copyright © 2014 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A perforated membrane that may cover or partly cover the entrance to the vagina.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
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|Noun||1.||Hymen - (Greek mythology) the god of marriage|
Greek mythology - the mythology of the ancient Greeks
|2.||hymen - a fold of tissue that partly covers the entrance to the vagina of a virgin|
mucosa, mucous membrane - mucus-secreting membrane lining all body cavities or passages that communicate with the exterior
imperforate hymen - hymen that is completely closed so that menstrual blood cannot flow out
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hymen[ˈhaɪmen] N → himen m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
hymen[ˈhaɪmɛn] n → hymen m
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Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
n. himen, repliegue membranoso que cubre parcialmente la entrada de la vagina.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
hymenn himen m; imperforate — himen imperforado
English-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.