G spot

or G-spot


Gräfenberg spot

[ graf-uh n-burg, gref- ]
/ ˈgræf ənˌbɜrg, ˈgrɛf- /


a patch of tissue in the front wall of the vagina, claimed to be erectile and highly erogenous.

Origin of Gräfenberg spot

1980–85; after German-born gynecologist Ernst Gräfenberg (1881–1957), who is credited with first descibing it

Also called G spot, G-spot.

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Word Origin and History for g spot

g spot


also g-spot, 1981, short for Gräfenberg spot, named for German gynecologist Ernst Gräfenberg (1881-1957), who described it in 1950.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper