pudendum (n.) late 14c., from L. pudendum (pl. pudenda), lit. "thing to be ashamed of," neuter gerundive of pudere "make ashamed," from PIE root * (s)peud- "to punish, repulse."

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  • Pudendum — Pu*den dum, n. [NL. See {Pudenda}.] (Anat.) The external organs of generation, especially of the female; the vulva. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pudendum — Genitales externos, especialmente los de la mujer. En una mujer comprende el monte de Venus, los labios mayores, los labios menores, el vestíbulo de la vagina y las glándulas vestibulares. En el hombre comprende el pene, el escroto y los… …   Diccionario médico

  • pudendum — ► NOUN (pl. pudenda) ▪ a person s external genitals, especially a woman s. ORIGIN from Latin pudenda membra parts to be ashamed of …   English terms dictionary

  • pudendum — [pyo͞o den′dəm] n. pl. pudenda [pyo͞o den′də] [ModL < L, neut. of pudendus, (something) to be ashamed of < pudere: see PUDENCY] 1. the external genitals of the female; vulva 2. [pl.] the external genitals of either sex pudendal [pyo͞o… …   English World dictionary

  • pudendum — UK [pjuːˈdendəm] / US [pjuˈdendəm] noun [countable] Word forms pudendum : singular pudendum plural pudenda UK [pjuːˈdendə] / US [pjuˈdendə] formal the sexual organs on the outside of someone s body, especially a woman s …   English dictionary

  • pudendum — pudenda, pudendum Both forms are used to refer to the female genitals; the first is plural and the second singular in construction …   Modern English usage

  • pudendum muliebre — noun A woman’s pudendum; her vulva; compare . (6) Two nights after the birth of the infant, and until the tenth night, a midwife will, in some places, daily thrust her finger into the pudendum muliebre and vagina, for the purpose of removing any… …   Wiktionary

  • pudendum femininum — [TA] female pudendum: that portion of the female genitalia comprising the mons pubis, labia majora, labia minora, vestibule of the vagina, bulb of the vestibule, greater and lesser vestibular glands, and vaginal orifice. Commonly used to denote… …   Medical dictionary

  • Pudendum femininum — išoriniai patelių lytiniai organai statusas T sritis gyvūnų anatomija, gyvūnų morfologija atitikmenys: lot. Pudendum femininum; Vulva ryšiai: platesnis terminas – dubuo …   Veterinarinės anatomijos, histologijos ir embriologijos terminai

  • Pudendum femininum — lytinė lūpa statusas T sritis histologija, ląstelių chemija, histologinė chemija, audinių kultūra atitikmenys: lot. Pudendum femininum; Vulva ryšiai: platesnis terminas – patelių lytiniai organai siauresnis terminas – didžioji lytinė lūpa… …   Veterinarinės anatomijos, histologijos ir embriologijos terminai

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