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labium minus


Definition: One of two narrow longitudinal folds of skin enclosed in the pudendal cleft within the labia majora; posteriorly, they gradually merge into the labia majora and join to form the frenulum labiorum pudendi of labia minora (fourchette); anteriorly, each labium divides into two portions that unite with those of the opposite side in front of the glans of clitoris to form the prepuce of clitoris.

Synonym(s): labium minus pudendi, small pudendal lip

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