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labia

 [la´be-ah] (L.)
plural of labium.

la·bi·a

(lā'bē-ă),
Plural of labium.

labia

/la·bia/ (la´be-ah) plural of labium.

labia

(lā′bē-ə)
n.
Plural of labium.

labia

[lā′bē·ə] sing. labium
Etymology: L, lip
1 the lips.
2 the fleshy liplike edges of an organ or tissue.
3 the folds of skin at the opening of the vagina. labial, adj.

labia

The external folds of mucocutaneous tissue that comprise the outer portal of the vagina.

la·bi·a

(lā'bē-ă)
Plural of labium.

labia

The four lips of the female genitalia. The inner pair, the labia minora, surround the entrance to the vagina and the external opening of the urine tube (URETHRA) and join at the front to form a hood over the front of the head of the clitoris. The outer pair, the labia majora, are long, well-padded folds, containing muscle and fibro-fatty tissue, and covered with hair. They are normally closed and conceal the rest of the genitalia.

labia

[L.] plural of labium.

oral labia
lips of the mouth; musculomembranous folds that surround the mouth.
pudendal labia
lips of the vulva.
vulvar labia
see vulva.
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It consists of removal of the prepuce of the clitoris only, preserving the clitoris itself and the posterior large parts of the labia minora.
She and other critics also questioned potential sexual and long-term complications of aesthetic gynecologic surgery, because the labia minora contain clitoral tissue, and the labia undergo physical changes over a woman's lifetime.
12) The problem of digitally altered images is arising with more than just the demand for labia reduction surgery.
Labiaplasty (also called labia minora reduction, labia reduction or inner lip reduction) is a surgical procedure to reshape or reduce the size of the skin which surrounds the vaginal opening.
But his explanation to the police was that he sewed back her labia because she was bleeding.
The Labia Man, Mr Berry, says: 'the average age of my clients is 45 - successful, well-adjusted women who are married and have a good sex life.
Sister Namibia is aware that the elongation of the labia is practiced in some parts of Namibia especially Caprivi.
Dermatolojik muayenede, daha yogun olarak bilateral labia minor ic yuzeyinde lineer tarzda simetrik yerlesimli, daha az sayida ise introitus vajina bolgesinde, 1-2 mm capta ve 1-3 mm uzunlukta, mukoza ile ayni renkte, birbirinden ayri filiform papulleri mevcuttu (Resim 1, 2).
In early stages, vulvar atopic dermatitis' most pronounced part is bilateral symmetrical fissures between labia minora and majora.
The papers and Round Up summaries in this journal issue and their sources use the following terms for a mind-boggling list of procedures: labia reduction, labiaplasty (also called nynfoplastia in Brazil), genitoplasty, pulling the labia to make them longer, filling or replenishing of the labia majora, female genital reshaping, intimate surgery (translated from the Brazilian cirurgia intima), vaginal narrowing or tightening (e.
They compared reducing the size of the labia to genital mutilation, which is linked to problems in childbirth, including haemorrhage and the need for Caesarean sections.
Excision: partial or total removal of the clitoris and the labia minora, with or without excision of the labia majora (the labia are "the lips" that surround the vagina)