labia majora

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labia majora

[‚lā·bē·ə mə′jȯr·ə]
(anatomy)
A pair of outer skin folds forming the lateral border of the vulva in the female.
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The most popular cosmetic surgery on women's genitals is trimming of the inner labia, to make them smaller (labiaplasty), usually so that they are concealed by the outer labia. (3) Long inner labia are unlikely to be hidden by any amount of pubic hair, suggesting that the increase in labiaplasty is probably not for this reason.
In humans, the labia can be divided into the inner labia minora and the outer labia majora.
Some patients wish for a more youthful looking vagina - achieved by reshaping the inner or outer Labia. Vaginal tightening is a procedure performed to enhance sexual pleasure for the patient.
The easiest method is to make a "V" with two fingers to hold the outer labia aside, and then, using as much pressure as possible, release.