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vagina


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Vagina  \Va*gi"na\,  n.;  pl  {Vagin[ae]}.  [L.  vagina  a  scabbard  or 
  sheath.] 
  1.  (Anat.) 
  a  A  sheath;  a  theca;  as  the  vagina  of  the  portal  vein. 
  b  Specifically,  the  canal  which  leads  from  the  uterus  to 
  the  external  orifice  if  the  genital  canal,  or  to  the 
  cloaca. 
 
  2.  (Zo["o]l.)  The  terminal  part  of  the  oviduct  in  insects  and 
  various  other  invertebrates.  See  Illust.,  of 
  {Spermatheca}. 
 
  3.  (Bot.)  The  basal  expansion  of  certain  leaves,  which 
  inwraps  the  stem;  a  sheath. 
 
  4.  (Arch.)  The  shaft  of  a  terminus,  from  which  the  bust  of 
  figure  seems  to  issue  or  arise. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  vagina 
  n  :  a  moist  canal  in  female  mammals  extending  from  the  labia 
  minora  to  the  uterus 




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