Sexual Dictionary - letter V
injection with a vaccine.
a biological product that contains killed or weakened pathogens, such
as a bacterium or virus, which when introduced in the body induce the production of
antibodies and thus boost the body's
immunity against that pathogen without
causing actual disease.
part of the female genitals, the muscular canal behind the
bladder and in front of the
cervix to the exterior of the body.
The vagina receives the
penis during sexual intercourse and allows fluid passes out of the body during
. The vagina is elastic enough
to allow the passage of a
Also called the birth canal.
of or relating to the vagina.
- Vaginal atrophy
a condition which causes the lining of the vagina to become dry and lose
its elasticity. This can lead to
urinary tract infections. Vaginal
atrophy it is often a symptom of
- Vaginal discharge
any secretion which comes from the vagina, apart from
menses. The discharge may be :
- normal - clear, cloudy white, and/or yellowish when dry on clothing and
represents mucus from the
cervix and clear fluid secreted by the
vaginal walls and
Bartholin's glands during sexual excitement
- abnormal - white, clumpy discharge (somewhat like cottage cheese), grey/white
or yellow/green discharge with a foul odor causing itching, irritation, soreness
or burning of the vagina and vulva and represents a vaginal infection (candidiasis,
bacterial vaginosis or trichomoniasis) or a
cervical infection (gonorrhea or
- Vaginal fluids
any fluid which comes from the vagina including secretions, discharges
or menstrual blood.
- Vaginal sex
sexual behavior involving the vagina,
the insertion of the
penis or a
sex toy into the vagina. Unprotected
vaginal sex may lead to infections or unwanted pregnancy.
vaginal intercourse or coitus.
an involuntary strong tightening of the muscles in the pelvic area and
around the opening of the vagina, making penetration during sexual intercourse
either very painful or nearly impossible. It is most commonly caused by
psychological problems but it may sometimes be due to vaginal inflammation.
If appearing after inserting the
penis may lead to "penis captivus" - a
condition in which it is impossible for the penis to withdraw from the vagina
regardless of erection status.
inflammation, redness, or swelling of the vaginal tissues. May be caused
by microorganisms, chemical irritation from spermicides, fungus infection,
irritation from foreign bodies, vitamin deficiency, intestinal worms, or
uncleanliness. Symptoms include vaginal pain, itching and a foul discharge.
a mass of enlarged veins in the
scrotum that develops in the
spermatic cord. A varicocele occurs when
the valves within the veins along the spermatic cord don't work properly.
Blood does not flow normal resulting swollen vessels surrounding the
testicles create a pool of stagnant blood,
which elevates the scrotal temperature causing
- Vas deferens
a coiled tube that carries the
spermatozoa out of the testes and combine with
seminal fluid ready for
a surgical procedure for male
sterilization in which the vas deferens
is cut or tied preventing
sperm from being ejaculated. It is a
permanent form of
- Venereal disease
general term for any disease that is usually transmitted between partners
through some form of sexual activity or through genital contact.
sexually transmitted diseases.
medication designed to improve erectile dysfunction in men by increasing
blood flow to the pelvic region.
device used for sexual pleasure that is powered by batteries or is plugged
into an electrical outlet. It is made of plastic, metal or rubber to be inserted
into the vagina.
caused by a virus.
a person who has never engaged in sexual intercourse.
infectious agent that replicates itself only within cells of living hosts
and causes disease. Viruses enter living cells (plant or animal) and make use
of the host cell's chemical energy and its protein in order to replicate
themselves and spread, in the end killing the cell. Viruses are not affected
by antibiotics but the antiviral drugs.
an organic substance present in small quantities in natural foodstuffs,
that are essential for metabolic functioning of the body, good health, and
a practice in which person derives sexual gratification from seeing the
naked bodies or sexual acts of others.
the external female genitalia, including the
labia majora and minora,
clitoris, the openings of the
urethra, vagina and
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