labium majus


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labium

 [la´be-um] (pl. la´bia) (L.)
lip. adj., adj la´bial.
Female external genitalia. From Applegate, 2000.
labium ma´jus (pl. la´bia majo´ra), an elongated fold in the female, one on either side of the rima pudendi.
labium mi´nus (pl. la´bia mino´ra), the small fold of skin on either side, between the labia majora and the opening of the vagina.
la´bia o´ris the lips of the mouth.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

la·bi·um ma·'jus

[TA] Avoid the incorrect phrase labium major.
One of two rounded folds of integument forming the lateral boundaries of the pudendal cleft. The labia majora are the female homolog of the scrotum.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

la·bi·um ma·jus

, pl. labia majora (lā'bē-ŭm mā'jŭs, lā'bē-ă mă-jōră) [TA]
One of two rounded folds of integument forming the lateral boundaries of the pudendal cleft. The labia majora are the female homologue of the scrotum.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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The patients' age ranged from 17 to 69 years, with most of the tumors located in the labium majus. Other locations included interlabial sulcus, mons pubis, and periclitoral sites.
Case report 1: A 36yr old multi parous woman presented with 10x7cms large fleshy soft mass attached to the skin with soft thin stalk over right labium majus since 5yrs.