|—n , pl -nas, -nae|
|1.||the moist canal in most female mammals, including humans, that extends from the cervix of the uterus to an external opening between the labia minora|
|2.||anatomy, biology any sheath or sheathlike structure, such as a leaf base that encloses a stem|
|[C17: from Latin: sheath]|
vagina va·gi·na (və-jī'nə)
n. pl. va·gi·nas or va·gi·nae (-nē)
The genital canal in the female, leading from the opening of the vulva to the cervix of the uterus.
A sheathlike anatomical structure.
|vagina (və-jī'nə) Pronunciation Key
The tube-shaped part of the reproductive tract in female mammals that is connected to the uterus at one end and opens to the outside of the body on the other end. The fully developed fetus passes through the vagina during birth.