vaginal

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj vaginal of or relating to the vagina "vaginal suppository"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Vaginal Of or pertaining to a vagina; resembling a vagina, or sheath; thecal; as, a vaginal synovial membrane; the vaginal process of the temporal bone.
    • Vaginal (Anat) Of or pertaining to the vagina of the genital canal; as, the vaginal artery.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • vaginal Pertaining to a sheath; sheathing; resembling a sheath: as, a vaginal membrane.
    • vaginal Specifically, of or pertaining to the vagina of the female: as, vaginal mucous membrane; a vaginal syringe.
    • vaginal The branches of the hepatic artery which supply the nails of the ducts and blood-vessels and Glisson's capsule in the liver, more commonly called the vaginal branches of the hepatic artery.
    • vaginal A venous anastomosis in the wall of the vagina.
    • vaginal The tunica vaginalis testis. See tunica.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. F. vaginal,

Usage

In literature:

I suppose she didn't come in the vagin.
"The Pickwick Papers" by Charles Dickens
Jacobson cites a case of vaginal lithotomy in a patient six and a half months pregnant, with normal delivery at full term.
"Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine" by George M. Gould
The vaginal passage is a tube, or canal leading from the vulva to the womb.
"Sane Sex Life and Sane Sex Living" by H.W. Long
The difference chiefly concerns the local genital apparatus, for there is no flow of vaginal mucus.
"Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 4 (of 6)" by Havelock Ellis
But some women prefer a weak antiseptic vaginal wash, as they do a weak antiseptic mouth wash.
"Safe Marriage" by Ettie A. Rout
There is no good reason for the use of the vaginal douche during pregnancy.
"The Mother and Her Child" by William S. Sadler
Near the vaginal entrance are situated two small glands; they are about the size of a pea, and secrete mucus.
"Woman" by William J. Robinson
Vaginate: inclosed in a bivalved sheath.
"Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology" by John. B. Smith
The only properly constructed Vaginal Syringe made.
"No Animal Food" by Rupert H. Wheldon
So is a swollen and red or bluish-red appearance of the vaginal mucous membrane.
"Special Report on Diseases of the Horse" by United States Department of Agriculture
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In news:

Vaginal birth tied to pelvic muscle weakness.
More women should have choice of vaginal birth after C-section, panel says.
Vaginal birth OK after several C-sections.
Katherine Paterson, Author, Vladimir Vagin, Illustrator Clarion Books $15 (48p) ISBN 978-0-395-53777-0.
Vaginal Retoning And Indecent Banjo Playing.
On June 5, J&J said it will stop selling four vaginal mesh implants including the Prolift.
For the first time, a vaginal gel has proved capable of blocking the AIDS virus: It cut in half a woman's chances of getting HIV from an infected partner in a study in South Africa.
As moderate-risk devices, vaginal meshes currently need only show that they are "substantially equivalent" to existing products.
The vaginal scent of a beautiful woman—Vulva Original is NOT a perfume.
Contrary to what vaginal-rejuvenation providers want you to think.
A new vaginal tightening cream just dropped in India called '18 Again' and it has some married women outraged.
A Korean treatment for the vaginal area is said to aid health and fertility.
A vaginal probe gets attention.
A trans-vaginal wand is part of a campaign television ad in a North Carolina legislative race.
The Republican-controlled House of Delegates voted 65-32 Wednesday for an amended bill that requires only an external ultrasound , not the vaginal insertion of a wand-like device that emits ultrasonic waves.
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In science:

We would like to thank Wilfried Buchm¨uller, Marco Cirelli, Concha Gonz´alez-Garc´ıa, Ricard Tom`as and Mark Vagins for useful discussions.
Unstable Gravitino Dark Matter and Neutrino Flux
Vagins, Selective Filtration of Gadolinium Trichloride for Use in Neutron Detection in Large Water Cherenkov Detectors, A Proposal for the U.S.
Gadolinium study for a water Cherenkov detector
Gd-loaded Super-Kamiokande A proposal of Gd-loaded SK (“GADZOOKS”) that has been put forward by Beacom and Vagins is an extremely interesting option.
Neutrino Physics around MeV Energies
Poisson variability in the analysis of factors influencing vaginal ring expulsions.
Tests for zero-inflation and overdispersion
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