hymen

[n] - (Greek mythology) the god of marriage 2. [n] - a fold of tissue that partly covers the entrance to the vagina of a virgin
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hymen

A thin membrane which covers the opening of the vagina.
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Hymen

In Greek mythology, the god of the marriage ceremony; personification of the refrain of a wedding song. In art, he is represented as a boy crowned with flowers, carrying a burning bridal torch. As a...
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Hymen

a thin fold of membrane partly closing the opening of the vagina; usually torn during first sexual intercourse or insertion of a tampon
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Hymen

Hymen: A thin membrane which completely or partially occludes the vaginal opening. The hymen is a fold of mucous membrane usually present at birth at the orifice of the vagina. It is also called the vaginal membrane (or, sometimes, the virginal membrane). 'Hymen' is a Greek word meaning 'skin' or 'membrane.' The ancient Greeks applied the word to a
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Hymen

Hy'men noun [ Greek ... skin, membrane.] (Anat.) A fold of muscous membrane often found at the orifice of the vagina; the vaginal membrane.
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Hymen

Hy'men noun [ Latin , from Greek ....] 1. (Class Myth.) A fabulous deity; according to some, the son of Apollo and Urania, according to others, of Bacchus and Venus. He was the god of marriage, and presided over nuptial solemnities. « Till Hymen brought his love-delighted hour
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hymen

1. A fabulous deity; according to some, the son of Apollo and Urania, according to others, of Bacchus and Venus. He was the god of marriage, and presided over nuptial solemnities. 'Till Hymen brought his love-delighted hour, There dwelt no joy in Eden's rosy bower.' (Campbell) ... 2. Marriage; union as if by marriage. 'Hymen of element and race.' (
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hymen

maidenhead noun a fold of tissue that partly covers the entrance to the vagina of a virgin
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hymen

(hi´mәn) the membranous fold partly or completely closing the vaginal orifice. adj., hy´menal, adj. .
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Hymen

• (n.) Marriage; union as if by marriage. • (n.) A fold of muscous membrane often found at the orifice of the vagina; the vaginal membrane. • (n.) A fabulous deity; according to some, the son of Apollo and Urania, according to others, of Bacchus and Venus. He was the god of marriage, and presided over nuptial solemnities.Hymen: words
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hymen

(from the article `vagina`) ...the cervix of the uterus. The vaginal channel is narrowest at the upper and lower ends. In most virgins, the external opening to the vagina is ... ...infection. Each gland is about 1 cm (0.4 inch) in diameter; after the 30th year, they gradually diminish in size. In virgins the vaginal orifice ... The v...
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Hymen

in Greek mythology, the god of marriage, whose name derives from the refrain of an ancient marriage song. Unknown to Homer, he was mentioned first by ...
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Hymen

[disambiguation] The hymen is a fold of mucous membrane which surrounds or partially covers the external vaginal opening. Hymen may also refer to: People named Hymen: ...
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hymen

  1. (Greek mythology) the god of marriage
  2. a fold of tissue that partly covers the entrance to the vagina of a virgin

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Hymen

A thin membrane that partially covers the vaginal entrance of most females at birth. Although the hymen is normally broken during sexual intercourse, it can be broken by playing active sports or inserting tampons. Synonym(s): Virginal Membrane Narrower term(s): Ruptured Hymen Septate Hymen Cribriform Hymen Hymenectomy
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Hymen

Hymen (hī'mun) or Hymenaeus (hīmunē'us) , in Greek mythology, personification of marriage, represented as a beautiful youth carrying a bridal torch and wearing a veil.
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Hymen

Hymen or Hymenaeus was the Greek and Roman god of marriage. He was the son of Bacchus and Venus. No marriage took place without his being invoked to sanction it. He is described as having around his brows the flowers of marjoram, in his left hand the flame-coloured nuptial veil, in his right the nuptial torch, and on his feet golden sandals. He is
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Hymen

The hymen is a fold of the mucous lining of the vagina which often covers the lower opening of the vagina. In such cases, the first episode of sexual intercourse will break this covering fold, with some accompanying bleeding.
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hymen

Type: Term Pronunciation: hī′men Definitions: 1. A thin, membranous fold of highly variable appearance that partly occludes the ostium of the vagina before its rupture (which may occur for a variety of reasons). It is frequently absent (even in virgins), although remnants are commonly present as hymenal caruncula tags. ...
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Hymen

In Greek mythology, the god of the marriage ceremony; personification of the refrain of a wedding song. In art, he is represented as a boy crowned with flowers, carrying a burning bridal torch. As a youth in Attica, he disguised himself as a woman in order to accompany a girl on a procession to Eleusis, and saved the party from a band of thieve...
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HYMEN

Membranous tissue partially or completely covering the external opening of the vagina in virgin mares.
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hymen

Greek = membrane; across the virginal vagina.
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hymen

(hi;men) A developmental remnant (vestige) of membranous tissue that partially covers the vaginal opening.
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hymen

(hi;men) A developmental remnant (vestige) of membranous tissue that partially covers the vaginal opening.
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