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vaginal

[vaj-uh-nl] /ˈvædʒ ə nl/
adjective
1.
Anatomy, Zoology. pertaining to or involving the vagina.
2.
pertaining to or resembling a sheath.
Origin
1720-1730
1720-30; vagin(a) + -al1
Related forms
vaginally, adverb
intervaginal, adjective
nonvaginal, adjective
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Word Origin and History for vaginal
adj.

1726, from vagina + -al (1). Related: Vaginally.

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vaginal in Medicine

vaginal vag·i·nal (vāj'ə-nəl)
adj.

  1. Of or relating to the vagina.

  2. Relating to or resembling a sheath.

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