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FEMALE GENITAL ORGANS: Sagittal section showing organs within the pelvic cavity

female genitalia

Reproductive organs of the female sex. The external genitalia collectively are termed the vulva or pudendum and include the mons veneris, labia majora, labia minora, clitoris, fourchet, fossa navicularis, vestibule, vestibular bulb, Skene's glands, glands of Bartholin, hymen and vaginal introitus, and perineum. The internal genitalia are the two ovaries, two fallopian tubes, uterus, and vagina.
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Its scholarly apparatus includes an outstanding summary (333-43), a list of the one hundred and seven texts studied (347-53), a works cited (357-78), and an index of Middle High German terms for female genitalia (379-80).
For the observation of male and female genitalia, tip of abdomen boiled in 10% potassium hydroxide (KOH) solution for 5-7 minutes then removed the genital capsule by using needle and forceps and dissected the genital capsule under dissecting binocular microscope.
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all external appearances, by phenotype, the infant had female genitalia.
Illustrations of the adult, male and female genitalia are provided to assist identification.
In the female genitalia, the vaginal plate has a characteristic oval cut, the bursa copulartrix has no signa and the ductus is short tubular.
The female genitalia have an enlarged dorso basal area of the eversible membrane that receives the enlarged lateral surstylus of the male.
Composed simply of two nestled killer shoes and some downy plumes, Dorothea (all works 2010), discreetly evokes female genitalia.
Female circumcision, also known as female genital mutilation (FGM), is any procedure involving the partial or total removal of the external female genitalia or other injury to the female genital organs whether for cultural, religious or other non-therapeutic reasons.
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Hill, born with both male and female genitalia, was identified as a man on her birth certificate, but later, after medical treatments, obtained a court order changing her gender identity to female.