What is another word for Labia Minora?

83 synonyms found


[ lˈe͡ɪbiə mˈa͡ɪnɔːɹə], [ lˈe‍ɪbiə mˈa‍ɪnɔːɹə], [ l_ˈeɪ_b_i__ə m_ˈaɪ_n_ɔː_ɹ_ə]

Labia minora, also known as inner labia, form a part of the female external genitals. The term labia minora describes the delicate, hairless skin folds that protect the vaginal opening. It surrounds the clitoris, urethra, and vaginal opening. Synonyms for labia minora include nymphs, inner lips, and vaginal lips. The word "nymphs" comes from Greek mythology where they were described as maiden goddesses who lived in forests and waterways. Inner lips also refers to how the labia minora are located within the larger labia majora. Vaginal lips describe the area's shape and function while "labia libera" is a medical synonym for this often-misunderstood body part.

How to use "Labia minora" in context?

Labia Minora are the smaller, delicate lip of the vulva. Some people refer to them as "lipies" or "pussy lips". They are usually visible when a woman is wearing tight clothing or when she is aroused. Labia Minora sometimes secrete moisture, which may results in a "glad patch" on the outside of the vulva.

Labia Minora are the vestigial forelimbs of the human fetal tail. In the embryo, these limbs first emerge from the cloaca (the opening of the birth canal) and grow into the external genitalia that we see on a woman's body.

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