labia minora

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labia minora

[‚lā·bē·ə mə′nȯr·ə]
(anatomy)
A pair of inner skin folds, at the inner surfaces of the labia majora, surrounding the vulva in the female.
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The vestibule extends from the urethral orifice to the inner labia. This portion of the tract serves both urinary and reproductive functions.
The same request becomes more vexing in an asymptomatic patient who asks for the procedure because she doesn't feel her labia are "normal." The average inner labia is thought to be 4.5 cm in width when extended to the side, but where that definition of normal came from, Dr.
In the absence of Ayaan's parents, Granny arranged for a stranger from the blacksmith clan to cut off the girl's inner labia and clitoris with a pair of scissors--"like a butcher snipping the fat off a piece of meat." The terror palpable early on in Hirsi Ali's mesmerizing memoir, INFIDEL (Free Press, $26), then goes underground for years and pages, subconscious and subcutaneous, like radioactive dye waiting for magnetic resonance.
I have quite a large clitoris and inner labia and have always had a negative attitude towards them.
Imiquimod cream has also produced good results in patients with lesions in mucosal areas such as the vestibule and inner labia. Dr.