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Erectile organ of the vulva

Clitoris

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Generic term for hormones that stimulate female secondary sex characteristics

Estrogen

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Medical specialty for the care of the female reproductive system

Gynecology

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Specialist in gynecology

Gynecologist

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Fold of the vulva

Labium / labia

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Bigger or greater; for example, labia majora

Majus or majora

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Smaller or lesser

Minus or minora

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Fleshy pad with pubic hair, overlying the pubic bone

Mons pubis

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Medical specialty for the care of women during pregnancy and the postpartum period

Obstetrics

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Medical specialist in obstetrics

Obstetrician

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Area between the thighs, extending from the coccyx to the pubis

Perineum

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After childbirth

Postpartum

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After the period of puberty

Postpubescent

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Hormone that prepares uterus for pregnancy

Progesterone

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Process of maturing from child to young adult capable of reproducing

Puberty

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Bony front arch of the pelvis of the hip; also called pubic bone

Pubis

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Pertaining to the pubis

Pubic

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Female external genitalia

Vulva

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A yeastlike fungus

Candida

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Infection with the yeastlike fungus candida

Candidiasis

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Pain during sexual intercourse

Dyspareunia

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Arch shaped, blind ended part of the vagina behind and around the cervix

Fornix / fornices

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Situated around the urethra

Paraurethral

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Thin membrane partly occlusion the vaginal orifice

Hymen

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A fold, ridge, or crease

Ruga / rugae

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Paraurethral glands in the anterior wall of the vagina

Skene glands

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Plug or pack in a cavity to absorb or stop bleeding

Tampon

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Female genital canal extending from the uterus to the vulva

Vagina

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Pertaining to the vagina

Vaginal

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Any disease of the vagina

Vaginosis