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labium

1. a lip or liplike structure
2. any one of the four lip-shaped folds of the female vulva
3. the fused pair of appendages forming the lower lip of insects
4. the lower lip of the corolla of labiate flowers

labium

[′lā·bē·əm]
(biology)
A liplike structure.
The lower lip, as of a labiate corolla or of an insect.
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"I thought I'd seen it all but mansplaining labia is a whole other level," one woman wrote.
LABIA MINORA: These are the flaps or lips that are inside the labia majora.
Kurs is the most common and extreme form of infibulation, where the clitoris is removed and both the inner and outer labia are stitched together, leaving a small opening for menstrual/urine flow.
Vaginal ulcers completely resolved with oral prednisolone, but partial loss of left labia was observed.
Three years prior to this visit, she experienced progressive pelvic pain and she also noticed a growing mass at the right labia majora.
After the second one, he advised Kiss to consider surgery "to remove the excess labia and prevent ongoing pain," she says.
"If a patient is physically bothered from a cosmetic standpoint that her labia are larger than she thinks they should be, and they are bothering her, is it appropriate or inappropriate to potentially discuss with her a labiaplasty?" Dr.
'Tightening the muscles pulls all the skin around your clitoris and labia tighter, and for some women that can make it easier for them to climax during sex.' 'Tie your exercises into specific things during the day,' advises Alison.
In F/W 2016 (in black), 2016, the body only vaguely registers, veiled by dark-green hills and valleys, though hands, eyes, and labia are distinctly defined.
The case was tentatively diagnosed as atresia ani associated with congenital fused labia and rectovaginal fistula.
The participants marked the areas of hair removal and the patterns were divided into the following four categories: total shaving, shaving (including the labia majora), shaving (excluding the labia majora), and no shaving.