Associations to the word «Vagina»


VAGINA, noun. (anatomy) The passage leading from the opening of the vulva to the cervix of the uterus for copulation and childbirth in female mammals.
VAGINA, noun. (zoology) A similar part in some invertebrates.
VAGINA, noun. (botany) A sheath-like structure, such as the leaf of a grass that surrounds a stem.
VAGINA, noun. (colloquial) The vulva.
VAGINA, proper noun. (obsolete) A taxonomic genus within the order Veneroida   — a species of clams, now Solen marginatus, formerly Solen vagina. [from 1811]
VAGINA DENTATA, noun. The myth of the toothed vagina; often related to castration anxiety.
VAGINA DENTATAS, noun. Plural of vagina dentata
VAGINA ENVY, noun. (psychology) (rare) The theoretic counterpart to penis envy; the alleged unconscious desire of a man to possess a vagina.
VAGINA LIPS, noun. Labia majora
VAGINA TENDINIS, noun. (anatomy) A synovium.

Dictionary definition

VAGINA, noun. The lower part of the female reproductive tract; a moist canal in female mammals extending from the labia minora to the uterus; "the vagina receives the penis during coitus"; "the vagina is elastic enough to allow the passage of a fetus".

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats