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pudendum

 [pu-den´dum] (L.)
1. the external genitalia of humans.
2. the pudendum femininum or external genitalia of the female, including the mons pubis, labia majora and minora, vestibule, and clitoris; see also vulva.
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pu·den·dum

, pl.

pu·den·da

(pyū-den'dŭm, -dă), [TA]
The external genitals, especially the female genitals. Used also in the plural.
Synonym(s): pudendum femininum [TA]
[L. ntr. of pudendus, particip. adj. of pudeo, to feel ashamed]
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pudendum

(pyo͞o-dĕn′dəm)
n. pl. puden·da (-də)
often pudenda The external genitals of a human, especially of a woman.

pu·den′dal (-dĕn′dəl) adj.
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pu·den·dum

, pl. pudenda (pyū-den'dŭm, -dă)
The external genitals, especially the female genitals (vulva). Used also in the plural.
[L. ntr. of pudendus, particip. adj. of pudeo, to feel ashamed]
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