- the external female genitalia.
Origin of vulva
Examples from the Web for vulva
Lawless said he found the fair punctuated with games like Orgasm Bingo, Pin the Clitoris on the Vulva, and the Tent of Consent.Graham Spanier: Penn State’s Next Indictment?
August 24, 2012
They are two broad folds of membranous and adipose substance, forming the portals to the Vulva, or entrance to the Vagina.
Here the shoulder is protruded from the Vulva, the back being nearly folded, and the knees turned up against the face.
The Vulva begins to dilate, the lips separate wider and wider, and part of the child's head becomes visible.
In some instances the veins around the Vulva become much enlarged, and resemble tumors, and sometimes even impede delivery.
Vulva, vul′va, n. the orifice of the external organs of generation of the female.
- the external genitals of human females, including the labia, mons veneris, clitoris, and the vaginal orifice
Word Origin and History for vulva
1540s, from Latin vulva, earlier volva "womb, female sexual organ," literally "wrapper," from volvere "to turn, twist, roll, revolve," also "turn over in the mind," from PIE root *wel- "to turn, revolve," with derivatives referring to curved, enclosing objects (see volvox).
- The external genital organs of the female, including the labia majora, labia minora, clitoris, and vestibule of the vagina.
- The external genitals of female mammals, including the labia and clitoris.
The external organs of the female reproductive system.