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vagina




vagina and female reproductive system
A portion of the female reproductive tract, running from the cervix of the uterus to the exterior of the body. Tube-like in shape, it receives the erect penis during sexual intercourse. The muscular walls of the vagina enable it to dilate massively to allow the passage of a baby during birth.


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   • female genital tract
   • female reproductive system


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