ANATOMY OF VULVA

Mons Pubis;-

Elevation of adipose tissue covered by skin & coarse pubic hair

Clitoris;-

Small cylindrical mass of erectile tissue, exposed portion is the glans

Frenulum of clitoris;-

The line of union of the inner portions of the labia minora on the undersurface of the glans clitoridis.

Vestibule;-

Bartholin’s Gland;-

Mucous producing glands on each side of the vagina

Posterior Fourchette;-

A small area of tissue toward the back of the female genitals where the labia minora meet.

Perineum;-

Area between vagina and anus

Anus;-

Terminal end or opening of the digestive tract to the outside of the body

Urethral Meatus;-

External opening of the urethra

Skene’s Gland;-

Tissue surrounding the urethra, involved in orgasm

Hart’s Line;-

Labia Majora;-

Covered by pubic hair, contains an abundance of adipose tissue, sebacious (oil) glands, and apocrine (sweat) glands

Labia Minora;-

2 smaller folds of skin, devoid of pubic hair & fat, has a few apocrine (sweat) glands, but many sebaceous glands.

Vagina Orifice;-

Opening of the vagina to the exterior of the body.

Posterior Introitus;-

Hymenal Ring;-

Central portion of the hymenal membrane degenerate leaving thin rim of mucous membrane at the vaginal introitus

Prepuce of Clitoris;-

Hooded skin fold of the clitoris formed by the junction of the labia minora folds.

Source;- MDSMAFE

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