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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms


vulva  listen  (VUL-vuh)

  The external female genital organs, including the clitoris, vaginal lips, and the opening to the vagina.

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Anatomy of the vulva; drawing shows the mons pubis, clitoris, urethral opening, inner and outer lips of the vagina, and the vaginal opening. Also shown are the perineum and anus.