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Illustration - External female genitalia

Vaginal opening

Vaginal opening


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Other Terms:
Introitus, Vaginal orifice, Introitus of vagina, Ostium vaginae, Ostium du vagin

The orifice of the vagina is situated immediately below the vestibule. It may be partly closed by a fold of mucous membrane, the hymen, and when this has been ruptured its remnants, the carunculae myrtiformes (small projections of mucous membrane) are found around the vaginal orifice.
Ostium vaginae
Ostium du vagin

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