Of the parts of the female anatomy, those that make up her genital apparatus are probably the ones that generate the most ignorance. To try to clarify the doubts in this regard, we will make an in-depth review of the parts of the vagina that are found in the woman’s body.
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7 external parts of the vagina
It is popularly erroneously spoken of ‘vagina’ to refer to the entire set of female genitalia, both external and internal. However, the entire external female sexual anatomy is actually called the ‘vulva’, and these are its component parts.
To make understanding easier, we will start from those parts of the vulva located further out and we will advance to the parts of the vagina that are more inside the body. 1. Mount of Venus
Located below the navel is the Mount of Venus or simply ‘pubis’. It is a small elevation (not very pronounced) in the form of an inverted triangle, of the upper part of the vulva.
In general, the Mount of Venus is covered with pubic hair, although today many women choose to wax this erogenous zone. Taking advantage of the fact that we are talking about it, and although it is not considered one of the transcendental parts of the vagina in sexual pleasure, the truth is that caressing the Mount of Venus should not be neglected during female sexual stimulation. 2. Labia majora
The vaginal lips cover the part of the external vagina , its opening, so its function is practically protective. In the case of the labia majora, it is an area of fleshy tissue, thicker than the internal ones, with a smooth or rough texture depending on the person, pink or darkened in color and with pubic hair.
In general,They are usually larger than the internal ones , which we will see later, although this feature can vary and we find ourselves with larger lower lips. Be that as it may, the vaginal lips open and fill with blood during sexual stimulation. 3. Clitoris
The button of female pleasure, the treasure longed for by many men and women, the nerve center of female orgasm , the clitoris. Actually, the clitoris is made up of the glans, frenulum and glans hood (on the outside) and the trunk, legs and roots (in the inside of the vagina).
The protruding part of this organ is located at the opening of the vulva, semi-hidden by the labia majora when the woman is not aroused. The labia minora begin at the lower outer part of the clitoris (glans).
Although we only see a tiny point that appears , in reality the clitoris is a complex network that forms one of the parts of the internal vagina and with the sole implication of granting female pleasure. Like the man’s penis, the clitoris also becomes erect.
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4. Labia minora
As we said before, the labia minora are below the labia majora, they are born from the clitoris (frenulum) and branch off to cover the entire vulva to the bottom of the entrance to the vagina, so that they also They contribute to their protection.
However, as they are somehow the “door” to the internal cavity of the vagina where the penis is inserted during penetration, the lower lips swell and lubricate to allow the passage of the virile member into the vaginal tube. 5. Urethra
This tube receives the same name for both women and men. The urethra (or ‘urethral opening’) begins at the bladder and runs through the inside of the womanto the vulva, a little above the vagina. It is where urine is expelled. 6. U
-spot This is one of the lesser-known female pleasure spots. It is located below the outlet of the urethra , and somewhat above the entrance to the vagina. In order to access it, it is necessary for the vaginal lips to open. 7. Opening of the vagina
This is the part of the vagina that faces the outside, where the penis, fingers or sex toys are inserted.
From here, begins what we know as ‘vagina’, properly speaking.
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8 parts of the internal vagina
Reviewed and the names of the vulva, now we will investigate the parts of the vagina located inside the woman’s body. 1. Skene’s and Bartholin’s glands
The lubrication of the walls of the vagina occurs thanks to the secretion of a fluid produced by the Bartholin’s glands, located near the mouth of the vagina, when the woman begins to be sexually stimulated.
If the woman ejaculates during orgasm, Skene’s glands secrete a fluid that is expelled to the outside , similar to a female prostate. 2. vagina
By ‘vagina’ we mean the tube that runs from the vulva to the cervix. It is a muscular cavity with a double function, since it is where the male’s penis is inserted during the sexual act and, furthermore, through which babies are expelled during childbirth or the blood of the menstrual cycle during each month. Precisely during these days, tampons or the famous menstrual cups can also be inserted into the vagina.
To facilitate penetration, it is necessary that the vagina is well lubricated and dilated , thus avoiding discomfort or pain. 3. Hymen The hymen is a membranous fold that covers part of the vagina, before reaching the cervix.
In general, the hymen is torn during the first sexual act of the woman and is lost forever, although some are left without it as preteens or teenagers after some sudden movement by opening their legs or playing sports. 4. G
-spot Although sexology experts do not agree on whether the G-spot is a specific part of the vagina or, rather, an entire area of extreme sensitivity for women, it is known that it is a vital point to reach orgasms . 5. Cervix Also called ‘cervix’ , it is the separation between the end of the vagina and the uterus.
It is responsible for allowing the entry of male sperm so that there is fertilization, and also the exit of menstruation. Another key role of this part of the vagina is its dilation to enable the baby to come out during childbirth. 6. Uterus
We can also find it with the name of ‘womb’, because it is in the walls of this inverted pear-shaped organ, covered by a layer of sticky mucus (endometrium), where the fetus adheres during the months of pregnancy to start its development.
When sexual stimulation occurs and the woman is aroused, the lower part of the uterus expands upwards (in the direction of the belly), thus enlarging the rest of the vagina , preparing it for penetration. 7. Fallopian tubes
These are 2 channels, located on each side of the uterus, through which the sperm travel to their final destination, the uterus that has detached from the ovary. If it is fertilized, it will descend to the uterus. 8. Ovaries
Located at the ends of the fallopian tubes, these are two glands that produce female hormones (estrogens and, to a lesser extent than men, testosterone, in addition to others) and ovules.
Once sexual maturity is reached, an egg will be released from the ovaries and, if it is not fertilized, it will be expelled along with the blood of the menstrual cycle. This process will last the whole life of the woman, until reaching the climax or menopause, which will be when the ovaries stop manufacturing these reproductive cells..
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