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vul·va

 (vŭl′və)
n. pl. vul·vas also vul·vae (-vē)
The external genitals of the female, including the labia majora, labia minora, clitoris, and vestibule of the vagina.

[Latin, womb, covering; see wel- in Indo-European roots.]

vul′val, vul′var (-vər, -vär′), vul′vate′ (-vāt′, -vĭt) adj.
vul′vi·form′ (-və-fôrm′) adj.
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vulva

(ˈvʌlvə)
n, pl -vae (-viː) or -vas
(Anatomy) the external genitals of human females, including the labia, mons veneris, clitoris, and the vaginal orifice
[C16: from Latin: covering, womb, matrix]
ˈvulval, ˈvulvar, vulvate adj
vulviform adj
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vul•va

(ˈvʌl və)

n., pl. -vae (-vē), -vas.
the external female genitalia.
[1540–50; < Latin]
vul′val, vul′var, adj.
vul′vi•form` (-vəˌfɔrm) vul′vate (-veɪt, -vɪt) adj.
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vul·va

(vŭl′və)
The external genital organs of female mammals.
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vulva

(or pudendum) The external female genitals.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.vulva - external parts of the female genitaliavulva - external parts of the female genitalia
labial vein, vena labialis - veins draining the lips of the vulva
urethra - duct through which urine is discharged in most mammals and which serves as the male genital duct
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"
mons, mons pubis, mons veneris - a mound of fatty tissue covering the pubic area in women
labium - a liplike structure that bounds a bodily orifice (especially any of the four labiate folds of a woman's vulva)
labia majora - the two outer folds of the vulva
labia minora - the two inner folds of the vulva
clitoris, button - a female sexual organ homologous to the penis
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Translations
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vulva

[ˈvʌlvə] N (vulvas or vulvae (pl)) [ˈvʌlviː]vulva f
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vulva

n(weibliche) Scham, Vulva f (geh)
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vulva

n. L. vulva, conjunto de los órganos femeninos externos del aparato genital;
cancer of the ___cáncer de la ___.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

vulva

n (pl -vae) vulva
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It includes the assessment of the vulva, perineal area and vaginal canal by manual examination.
BLOOD FLOW The treatment, and others for intimate areas including vulva facials, are now available in some salons and spas in the country.
Breast lesions can also be found in extramammary areas such as the axilla, anus, prostate, seminal vesicle, and vulva. These lesions include diagnoses such as fibrocystic disease, fibroadenoma, intraductal papilloma, hidradenoma papilliferum, lactating adenoma, and adenocarcinoma.
Symptoms include a persistent itch, soreness in the vulva, raised and thickened patches of skin, a lump or wart-like growth and a burning pain when passing urine.
Only a limited number of cases of EES have been reported arising from the vulva, vagina, cervix, uterine corpus, broad ligament, and ovary.
The vulva refers to the external female genitalia, including the labia, the clitoris, and the vaginal opening.
SLN mapping was performed after the intradermal injection of 40 MBq of Tc-99m Nano-Colloid at 2 sites adjacent to excision scar in right vulva. Planar images (A) displayed focal increased radiotracer uptake in the left inguinal region.
Fibropapillomas are the most commonly encountered type of tumors in vagina and vulva of cow.
Examination revealed findings of extensive raised, erythematous, hyperkeratotic, macerated lesions throughout the vulva. A punch biopsy revealed severe vulvar dysplasia with areas suspicious for squamous cell carcinoma.
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