vaginal canal


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vaginal canal

The cavity of the vagina. The vaginal walls can expand but are normally in contact with each other; thus, this cavity is a potential space.
See also: canal
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To test the effectiveness of this system in vivo, the study team applied CD4-AsiCs topically within the vaginal canal of female mice with humanized immune systems, and then exposed those mice intravaginally to HIV so as to mimic sexual transmission of the virus.
offers a simple and atraumatic method to evaluate a child's vaginal canal for evidence of foreign body, infection, or laceration.
com on January 28th, when doctors remove a penis and construct a vaginal canal for a 49-year-old person born with ambiguous sexual organs.
The trainer is a lifelike, full-scale model of the human uterus and vaginal canal.
Shull and his associates compared the difficulty of repairs in various sections of the vaginal canal and found that repairs in the anterior compartment are the most likely to fail.
There is also a risk of the mesh material becoming exposed into the vaginal canal.
By doing this, it thickens the tissue in this area, and projects it slightly into the vaginal canal where stimulation is much more intense.
Our selective estrogen receptor beta modulator, VG101, was effective in restoring the vaginal canal, but more importantly, unlike estrogen, it did not cause any uterine growth.
The catheter is delivered through a thin hysteroscope that is guided to the uterus through the vaginal canal.
By stimulating P2Y2 receptors in vaginal and cervical tissue, these compounds could provide a novel approach to increasing lubrication of the vaginal canal and enhancing women's health," said Dr.
The product collects, rather than absorbs, menstrual fluid and is easily inserted and worn in the upper vaginal canal.