nymphae

nympha

[nim-fuh]
noun, plural nymphae [nim-fee] .
1.
Anatomy. one of the inner labia of the vulva.
2.
nymph ( def 4 ).

Origin:
1595–1605; < Latin nympha (see nymph)

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nympha (ˈnɪmfə)
 
n , pl -phae
anatomy Also called: labium minus pudendi either one of the labia minora
 
[C17: from Latin: bride, nymph]

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nympha nym·pha (nĭm'fə)
n. pl. nym·phae (-fē)
Either of the labia minora.


nym'phal adj.
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