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n. pl. va·gi·nas or va·gi·nae (-nē)
a. The passage leading from the opening of the vulva to the cervix of the uterus in female mammals.
b. A similar part in some invertebrates.
2. Biology Any of various sheathlike structures.
[Latin vāgīna, sheath.]
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n, pl -nas or -nae (-niː)
1. (Anatomy) the moist canal in most female mammals, including humans, that extends from the cervix of the uterus to an external opening between the labia minora
2. (Anatomy) anatomy biology any sheath or sheathlike structure, such as a leaf base that encloses a stem
3. (Biology) anatomy biology any sheath or sheathlike structure, such as a leaf base that encloses a stem
[C17: from Latin: sheath]
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n., pl. -nas, -nae (-nē).
a. the passage leading from the uterus to the vulva in female mammals.
b. a sheathlike part or organ.
2. the sheath at the base of a leaf where it surrounds the stalk, as in grasses.
[1675–85; < New Latin; Latin vāgīna sheath]
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The part of the reproductive tract in female mammals that is connected to the uterus at one end and opens to the outside of the body on the other end. Offspring pass through the vagina during birth.
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The muscular passage between the vulva and cervix (neck of the uterus).
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|Noun||1.||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"|
duct, epithelial duct, canal, channel - a bodily passage or tube lined with epithelial cells and conveying a secretion or other substance; "the tear duct was obstructed"; "the alimentary canal"; "poison is released through a channel in the snake's fangs"
arteria vaginalis, vaginal artery - a branch of the internal iliac that provides blood for the vagina and the base of the bladder and the rectum
female reproductive system - the reproductive system of females
female genital organ, female genitalia, female genitals, fanny - external female sex organs; "in England `fanny' is vulgar slang for female genitals"
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noun vulva, pussy (taboo slang), cunt (taboo slang), box (taboo slang), hole (taboo slang), crack (taboo slang), snatch (taboo slang), fanny (Brit. taboo slang), beaver (taboo slang), muff (taboo slang), twat (taboo slang), quim (Brit. taboo), yoni, minge (Brit. taboo slang), punani (taboo slang) Sperm are ejaculated into the vagina during intercourse.
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vagina[vəˈdʒaɪnə] N (vaginas or vaginae (pl)) [vəˈdʒaɪniː] → vagina f
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
vagina[vəˈdʒaɪnə] n → vagin m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
vagina[vəˈdʒaɪnə] n → vagina
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
a woman's sexual/reproductive organ; the passage from the outer sexual organ to the womb. vagina مَهْبَل المَرأه، العُضو التَّناسُلي لدى المرأه вагина vagina pochva, vagína die Scheide skede; vagina γυναικείος κόλπος vagina vagiina مهبل vagina נרתיק योनि vagina hüvely liang peranakan vagina 질(膣) makštis vagina faraj vaginavaginapochwaвлагалище pošva, vagína vagina vagina vagina, slida ช่องคลอด vajina, döl yolu 陰道 піхва فرج، اندام نہاني âm đạo 阴道
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