urethral sponge


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urethral sponge

A spongy cushion of tissue found in the lower female genitalia, located near the pubic bone and vaginal wall and surrounding the urethra. It becomes engorged during sexual arousal.
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As you are doing this you will notice the two ducts, one at each side of your urethra, feel full and perhaps somewhat painful; you have another 30 or so ducts scattered in the urethral sponge on the top wall of your vagina.
To see fluid shooting with velocity and forced out of the glands and ducts that surround the urethra--what is called the "urethral sponge" of the clitoris, now officially the "female prostate"--through the vaginal opening, provides a new script for female sexuality and repositions the female body as powerful, active, and autonomous.
The FWHC named the tissue on the top wall of the vagina the "urethral sponge" and the spongy tissue on the bottom wall, the "perineal sponge" (FWHC 43-45).
By doing so they acquired the practical knowledge presented in Susan Gage's now-famous anatomical illustrations of the urethral sponge of the clitoris, complete with erectile tissue and paraurethral glands and ducts (Chalker 33-34).
Perry extended the paradigm shift of the new view of the female body into the realm of heterosexual popular culture, coining the term g spot after Grafenberg to refer to the urethral sponge. The g spot had wider currency than the urethral sponge as it implies a secret spot that, once located, will unleash the female body's possibilities for pleasure.
The urethral sponge, or G-spot, so named in tribute to gynecologist Ernst Grafenberg, is located 2 to 3 inches inside the vagina on its front wall toward the hair-covered mons pubis.
Part of the vaginal wall clinically known as the urethral sponge, the G-spot can be found by exploring the roof of the vagina.
Never fear, darling, for it is not the specter of urinary incontinence that has been raised, but rather the initial stirrings of your wee urethral sponge (the G-spot, natch).