labia majora

[ ley-bee-uh muh-jawr-uh, -johr-uh ]
/ ˈleɪ bi ə məˈdʒɔr ə, -ˈdʒoʊr ə /
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plural noun, singular la·bi·um ma·jus [ley-bee-uhm -mey-juhs]. /ˈleɪ bi əm ˈmeɪ dʒəs/. Anatomy.

the outer folds of skin of the external female genitalia.



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Origin of labia majora

1870–75; <New Latin: greater lips
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British Dictionary definitions for labia majora

labia majora
/ (məˈdʒɔːrə) /

pl n

the two elongated outer folds of skin in human females surrounding the vaginal orifice

Word Origin for labia majora

C18: New Latin: greater lips
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Medical definitions for labia majora

labia majora
[ mə-jôrə ]


The two outer rounded folds of adipose tissue that lie on either side of the vaginal opening and that form the external lateral boundaries of the vulva.
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