Vagina definition

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(anat., zool.) A sheath or sheathlike structure; specif., in female mammals, the canal between the vulva and the uterus.
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(bot.) The sheath formed by the base of certain leaves where it envelops a stem.
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The tube-shaped 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. The fully developed fetus passes through the vagina during birth.
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(biology) Any of various sheathlike structures.
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A similar part in some invertebrates.
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(biology) Any of various sheathlike structures.
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A similar part in some invertebrates.
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The definition of a vagina is the passage leading from the vulva to the cervix in female humans and other mammals.

An example of the vagina is the birth canal.

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The passage leading from the opening of the vulva to the cervix of the uterus in female mammals.
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The passage leading from the opening of the vulva to the cervix of the uterus in female mammals.
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(anatomy) The passage leading from the opening of the vulva to the cervix of the uterus for copulation and childbirth in female mammals.

You may give birth through your vagina, have a c-section or surrogacy, it's up to you.

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(zoology) A similar part in some invertebrates.
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(botany) A sheath-like structure, such as the leaf of a grass that surrounds a stem.
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(colloquial) The vulva.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
vagina
Plural:
vaginas

Origin of vagina

  • Latin vāgīna sheath

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin vāgīna (“sheath”).

    From Wiktionary