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a cleft or crack.
rima glot´tidis the elongated opening between the true vocal cords and between the arytenoid cartilages; called also vocal area.
rima o´ris the opening of the mouth.
rima palpebra´rum palpebral fissure.
rima puden´di the space between the labia majora; called also pudendal fissure.
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the cleft of the vulva between the labia majora.
Synonym(s): rima pudendi [TA], fissura pudendi, pudendal cleavage, pudendal slit, rima vulvae, urogenital cleft, vulvar slit
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The space between the labia majora, into which the urethra and vagina open.Synonym: vestibule of vagina
See also: rima glottidis
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