hymen

Definitions of hymen
  1. noun
    a fold of tissue that partly covers the entrance to the vagina of a virgin
    synonyms: maidenhead, virginal membrane
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    types:
    imperforate hymen
    hymen that is completely closed so that menstrual blood cannot flow out
    type of:
    mucosa, mucous membrane
    mucus-secreting membrane lining all body cavities or passages that communicate with the exterior
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