Definition of Female genitalia
Female genitalia: The genital organs of the female. These are usually separated by convention into the external and internal genitalia.
The female external genitalia comprise the pudendum, the clitoris, and the female urethra.
The female internal genitalia comprise the ovaries, the Fallopian tubes, the uterus (womb), the cervix, and the vagina. These are, collectively, the female organs of reproduction.
See also: Female external genitalia; and Female internal genitaliaSource: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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