Vulva meaning

vŭlvə
Vulva is the external parts of the female genitalia.

The external opening to a woman's vagina or reproductive track is an example of the vulva.

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The external genitals of the female, including the labia majora, labia minora, clitoris, and vestibule of the vagina.
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The external genital organs of a female mammal, including the labia majora, labia minora, clitoris, and the entrance to the vagina.
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The external genitals of the female, including the labia majora, labia minora, clitoris, and vestibule of the vagina.
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The external genitals of female mammals, including the labia and clitoris.
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(anatomy) The external female sexual organs, collectively.
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Origin of vulva

  • Latin womb, covering wel-2 in Indo-European roots

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

  • From Latin vulva, earlier volva (“womb, female sexual organ”), probably from volvare (“to turn, wrap around”). Akin to Sanskrit [script?] (ulva, “womb”). [script?]

    From Wiktionary