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A surface view of the region between the pubic symphysis and the coccyx.

Vulva is the global term that describes all of the structures that make the external female genitalia.

The components of the vulva are the mons pubis, labia majora, labia minora, clitoris, vestibule, hymen, vestibular bulb and vestibular glands.

The vulva is important in many aspects like reproduction and sexual pleasure, parturition and the protection of the internal genital organs.

Terminology English: Vulva
Latin: Vulva, pudendum femininum
Definition Global term that describes the external female genitalia

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