Definición de hymen en inglés:


Saltos de línea: hymen
Pronunciación: /ˈhʌɪmən


  • A membrane which partially closes the opening of the vagina and whose presence is traditionally taken to be a mark of virginity.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • A thin sheet of tissue with 1 or more holes in it called the hymen partially covers the opening of the vagina.
    • Girls frequently have a membrane called the hymen around the vaginal opening.
    • Women have a membrane called the hymen that partially covers the entrance to the vagina.



Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The running suture is carried to the hymenal ring and tied proximal to the ring, completing closure of the vaginal mucosa and rectovaginal fascia.
  • The most common hymenal configurations are crescentic, annular, cuff-like, septate and fimbriated.
  • A vertical incision is made in the vestibule over the center of the cyst and outside the hymenal ring.


mid 16th century: via late Latin from Greek humēn 'membrane'.

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