ANATOMY OF
HUMAN VAGINAS




VAGINA

HUMAN VAGINAS RELATED TOPICS

ANATOMY OF THE VAGINA

VULVA STRUCTURES

UTERUS

FEMALE EXTERNAL GENITAL ORGANS

ANATOMY OF THE VAGINA LINKS



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SECTION 1



VAGINA




In humans the vagina is about 9 cm (3.5 inches) long on average; it is
located in front of the rectum and behind the bladder. The upper region
of the vagina connects to the cervix of the uterus. The vaginal channel
is narrowest at the upper and lower ends. In most virgins, the external
opening to the vagina is partially closed by a thin fold of tissue known
as the hymen. The opening (vaginal orifice) is partially covered by the
labia majora.



Vagina
https://www.britannica.com/science/vagina



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SECTION 2



HUMAN VAGINAS
RELATED TOPICS




Human vaginas in art
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Human_vaginas_in_art

Anatomy of human vaginas
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Anatomy_of_human_vaginas

Close-ups of human vaginas
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Close-ups_of_human_vaginas

Vaginal sex
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Vaginal_sex

Vagina interiors
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Vagina_interiors

Vaginal neoplasms
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Vaginal_neoplasms

Vaginas with tampons inserted
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Vaginas_with_tampons_inserted

Vaginitis
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Vaginitis

Category:Human vaginas
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Human_vaginas

Anatomy of human vaginas
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Anatomy_of_human_vaginas



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SECTION 3



ANATOMY OF
THE VAGINA




The vulva comprises of the mons pubis, labia majora, labia minora,
clitoris and the glandular structures that open into the vestibulum
vaginae.


The mons pubis is the mound of flesh covered by pubic hair.

The labia majora (outer labia) are the two thick fleshy masses
of tissue arising from the mons pubis and which form the two
boundaries of the vulva.

The labia minora (inner labia) are two thinner folds of tissue
which lie between the labia majora and they enclose the opening
of the vagina and urethra (lower end of the urinary tract).

The vagina is a muscular canal, about 7 to 8 centimeters long,
which extends from the uterus to the vestibule, where it opens
to the exterior.

The cervix of the uterus opens into the upper part of the vagina
(vault of the vagina) and divides this area into the anterior
fornix (in front), posterior fornix (behind), and two lateral
fornices (on either side).

The hymen is an incomplete fold of vascular tissue which partially
closes the external opening of the vagina and may be torn by sexual
intercourse or even by insertion of tampons.



Anatomy of the Vagina
http://www.healthhype.com/parts-of-the-vagina-human-female-pictures.html



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SECTION 4



VULVA STRUCTURES




The vulva is the external genitalia in the female reproductive system.

Broadly the anatomical structures of vulva include:

The lips of the vulvar opening Ė Labia major and labia minora

The swelling at the upper part of the vulvar opening or the mons pubis

The seat for nerve endings and sexual stimulation in females or the clitoris

The sac like areas called the bulb of the vestibule and the vestibule of the vagina

The greater and lesser vestibular glands, Bartholin gland

The vaginal orifice

The urethral opening



Anatomical features of the vulva


Vestibular area

This lies between the hymen and Hart's line. There are linings with
non-keratinized squamous epithelium. Within the vestibule are major
vestibular (Bartholin's) glands, the minor vestibular glands, the
periurethral (Skene's) glands, and the urethra.



Labia majora

These begin from the walls of the vulva. They are composed of folds
of adipose (fatty) and fibrous tissue. These join at the front of the
vulva to form the mons pubis. Behind the vulva they terminate 3-4 cm
in front of the anus where they are united by the posterior commissure
or fourchette. The cleft between the ''labia majora'' is called the
pudendal cleft, or ''cleft of Venus'', and it contains and protects the
other, more delicate structures of the vulva. These are lined by skin on
the outside and basal layer of cells (stratum malpighii), a thin granular
layer on the insides.


Labia minora

These are two folds of connective tissue which contain little or no adipose
tissue. In the front the labia minora divide into two parts. One part passes
over the clitoris to form the prepuce. The other joins beneath the clitoris
and forms the frenulum. Behind they blend with the inner surfaces of the
labia majora. The skin and mucosa of the labia minora are rich in sebaceous
glands. These glands secrete fluids to maintain lubrication.



Hymen

The introitus is sometimes partly covered by a membrane called the hymen. The
hymen will rupture during the first episode of vigorous sex, and the blood
produced by this rupture is seen as a sign of virginity. However, the hymen may
also rupture spontaneously during exercise or be stretched by normal activities
such as use of tampons.



The urethral opening within the vulva

The urethra opens into the vestibule anterior to the vaginal introitus. The cells
that line the urethra are called transitional epithelium with stratified squamous
epithelium at the orifice or opening. The muscles of the tube like urethra are a
longitudinal inner layer and a circular outer layer of smooth muscles.



Skene's ducts

These are at the floor of the end of the urethra and open just within or external
to the opening. These are 0.5 to 1.5 cm long.



Bartholin's gland

This is similar to the bulbourethral glands in the male. The gland ends in a tube
that is lined by transitional epithelium.



Sebaceous glands

These glands lie along the inner parts of the labia minora. These look like raised
spots. There are no hair follicles around these glands.



Other apocrine glands

These are scent glands that are identical to those of the axillae, breast and
perianal regions.



Other eccrine glands

These are sweat glands that are primarily involved in heat regulation. They
function before puberty. They are lined by a layer of epithelial cells that
contain an eosinophilic cytoplasm.



The mons pubis

This is the fatty cushion resting over the front surface of the pubic bone.
This area is covered with pubic hair after puberty.



The clitoris

This is a small cylindrical erectile tissue similar to the penis in males.
It has a rich supply of blood and nerves. Even though the clitoris is much
smaller than the penis, it has twice the amount of nerve endings than the
penis.



The perineum

This is the tissue between the vagina and the anus. During childbirth it
may stretch or tear.

The appearance of the vulva and the size of the various parts varies a great
deal from one female to another. The left and right sides of the external
genitalia may also differ.



Vulva Structures
http://www.news-medical.net/health/Vulva-Structures.aspx



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SECTION 5



UTERUS




Uterus (also known as womb) is the pear-shaped, hollow muscular organ
located in the female pelvis, in which the fertilized ovum implants
and develops. In a young nulliparous female, the uterus measures about
3 inches long, 2 inches wide and 1 inch thick.



External structure:

The uterus is divided into three parts:


Fundus:

It is the part of uterus that lies above the entrance of the uterine tubes.


Body:

It is the part of the uterus that lies below the entrance of the uterine tubes.


Cervix:

It is the narrow part of the uterus that pierces the anterior wall of the vagina.


Uterus
http://www.mananatomy.com/body-systems/female-reproductive-system/uterus



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SECTION 6



FEMALE EXTERNAL
GENITAL ORGANS




The external genital organs include the mons pubis, labia majora,
labia minora, Bartholin glands, and clitoris. The area containing
these organs is called the vulva. The external genital organs have
three main functions:


Enabling sperm to enter the body

Protecting the internal genital organs from infectious organisms

Providing sexual pleasure



Female External Genital Organs
http://www.merckmanuals.com/home/women-s-health-issues/biology-of-the-female-reproductive-system/female-external-genital-organs



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SECTION 7



ANATOMY OF
HUMAN VAGINAS LINKS




5 types of vagina men love
http://www.thehealthsite.com/sexual-health/types-of-vagina-men-love-t0316/

7 Facts Women (And Men) Should Know About the Vagina
http://www.livescience.com/36516-facts-women-vagina-health-myths.html

8 Hygiene Rules for a Healthy Vagina
http://www.everydayhealth.com/womens-health-pictures/hygiene-rules-for-a-healthy-vagina.aspx#/slide-1

The 10 Different Types Of Vaginas
http://thoughtcatalog.com/johnny-long/2014/03/the-10-different-types-of-vaginas/

29 Things Everyone With A Vagina Should Definitely Know
http://www.buzzfeed.com/carolynkylstra/vagina-facts#.vagwgem2b

30 Types Of Pussy
http://www.rooshv.com/30-types-of-pussy

50 Interesting Facts About Vaginas
http://facts.randomhistory.com/vagina-facts.html

Anatomy of the vagina
http://www.multi-gyn.com/general/anatomy-of-the-vagina/

The Clitoris and Vagina
http://www.bishuk.com/bodies/the-clitoris-and-vagina/

Eight Types Of Vaginas As Described By Men
https://www.360nobs.com/2016/01/women-sex-wednesday-eight-types-vaginas-described-men/



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Female Anatomy Guide
http://www.askmen.com/dating/love_tip_60/64_love_tip.html

FEMALE SEXUAL ANATOMY
http://www.luckymojo.com/faqs/altsex/vulva.html

Functional anatomy of the human vagina
http://www.academia.edu/12327274/Functional_anatomy_of_the_human_vagina

Genital Size
http://genitalsize.com/

Healthy Vagina Pictures
https://www.ubykotex.com.au/healthy-vagina/pictures/

The Human Vagina and Other Female Anatomy
http://www.dummies.com/how-to/content/the-human-vagina-and-other-female-sexual-parts.html

National Vulvodynia Association (NVA)
https://www.nva.org/

Overview of the Female Reproductive System
http://www.soc.ucsb.edu/sexinfo/article/overview-female-reproductive-system

Picture of Vagina
http://www.medicinenet.com/image-collection/vagina_picture/picture.htm

Pink Parts
http://www.scarleteen.com/article/bodies/anatomy_pink_parts_female_sexual_anatomy

Pussy or vagina pics
http://pussyorvagina.tumblr.com/

Reproductive Anatomy and Physiology
http://www.columbia.edu/itc/hs/pubhealth/modules/reproductiveHealth/anatomy.html

There are sixteen common types of vagina
http://freelanceserve.weebly.com/freelanceserve-trend/types-of-vagina-and-their-sexual-attributes

There Are At Least 8 Types Of Vaginas. Which One Is Yours?
http://verastic.com/social/there-are-at-least-8-types-of-vaginas-which-one-is-yours.html



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Vagina
http://www.innerbody.com/image_repfov/repo12-new.html

The Vagina
http://www.webmd.com/women/picture-of-the-vagina

The Vagina
http://www.webmd.boots.com/women/guide/picture-of-the-vagina

The Vagina
http://www.theodora.com/anatomy/the_vagina.html

The Vagina
https://www.kenhub.com/en/library/anatomy/vagina

The Vagina
http://health.howstuffworks.com/sexual-health/female-reproductive-system/vagina2.htm

Vagina Anatomy
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1949237-overview

Vaginal hygiene: doís and doníts
http://www.multi-gyn.com/care/vaginal-hygiene-dos-and-donts/

Vagina stock photos
http://www.bigstockphoto.com/search/vagina/
Vagina Stock Photos & Images

https://www.dreamstime.com/photos-images/vagina.html

Vagina: What's normal, what's not
http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/womens-health/in-depth/vagina/art-20046562

Vulva Gallery
http://www.channel4embarrassingillnesses.com/galleries/vulva-gallery/

The Vulva Medical Picture / Labia Picture Gallery
http://www.willyworries.com/the-picture-galleries/the-vulva-gallery/

Vulva Velvet.org
http://www.vulvavelvet.org/pictures.html

What Types of Vagina do you have?
http://www.yourtango.com/2012152077/what-type-v-do-you-have



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