vulva
noun (plural vulvae) Etymology: Middle English, from Medieval Latin, from Latin volva, vulva womb, female genitals; akin to Sanskrit ulva womb and perhaps to Latin volvere to roll — more at voluble Date: 14th century the external parts of the female genital organs • vulval or vulvar adjective

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  • vulvă — VÚLVĂ, vulve, s.f. Partea externă a organului genital feminin. – Din fr. vulve, lat. vulva. Trimis de ana zecheru, 23.04.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  vúlvă s. f., g. d. art. vúlvei; pl. vúlve Trimis de siveco, 23.04.2007. Sursa: Dicţiona …   Dicționar Român

  • vulva — f. anat. Región de los órganos genitales externos femeninos. Tiene forma de depresión longitudinal limitada lateralmente por dos repliegues cutáneos, los labios mayores y los labios menores o ninfas que se sitúan en una posición interna respecto… …   Diccionario médico

  • vulva — 1540s, from L. vulva, earlier volva womb, female sexual organ, lit. wrapper, from volvere to turn, twist, roll, revolve, also turn over in the mind, from PIE root *wel to turn, revolve, with derivatives referring to curved, enclosing objects (Cf …   Etymology dictionary

  • Vulva — Vul va, n. [L. vulva, volva, from volvere to roll.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Anat.) The external parts of the female genital organs; sometimes, the opening between the projecting parts of the external organs. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) The orifice of …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • vulva — s.f. [dal lat. vulva ]. (anat.) [insieme degli organi genitali esterni femminili] ▶◀ Ⓖ (merid., volg.) fessa, Ⓖ (volg.) fica, Ⓖ (roman., volg.) fregna, Ⓖ (volg.) gnocca, Ⓖ (ven., volg.) mona, Ⓖ (eufem., disus.) natura, Ⓖ (region.) passera,… …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • vulva — s. f. [Anatomia] O conjunto das partes genitais externas da mulher e das fêmeas de alguns animais.   ‣ Etimologia: latim vulva, ae   • Confrontar: volva …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • vulva — vȕlva ž <G mn vȗlvā/ ī> DEFINICIJA anat. vanjski ženski spolni organ; stidnica ETIMOLOGIJA lat …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • vulva — (Del lat. vulva). f. Partes que rodean y constituyen la abertura externa de la vagina …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • vulva — [vul′və] n. pl. vulvae [vul′vē] or vulvas [ModL < L vulva, volva, wrapper, covering, womb < volvere, to roll or turn about: see WALK] the external genital organs of a female mammal, including the labia majora, labia minora, clitoris, and… …   English World dictionary

  • Vulva — (lat.), 1) die weibliche Scham, s.u. Genitalien B) a); 2) bei den Venusmuscheln ein länglich ovaler Eindruck hinter den Wirbeln (Rückenhöckern, Nates), vor diesen steht noch ein eiförmiger, flacher (After, Möndchen, Anus); 3) V. marīna, so v.w.… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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