Definition of Pudendal cleft

1. Noun. The fissure between the labia majora.

Exact synonyms: Pudendal Cleavage, Pudendal Slit, Rima Pudendi, Rima Vulvae, Urogenital Cleft, Vulvar Slit
Group relationships: Vulva
Generic synonyms: Rima



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Literary usage of Pudendal cleft

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1. The Journal of Anatomy and Physiology by Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland (1896)
"... by Cunningham' in his Manual of Practical Anatomy, as follows:— " The labia majora inclose an elliptical fissure, which is called the pudendal cleft. ..."

2. Transactions of the Edinburgh Obstetrical Society by Edinburgh Obstetrical Society (1889)
"If, in this specimen, which I now show you, the thumb be passed into the pudendal cleft and the forefinger above the pelvic fascia, and the tissue between ..."

3. Edinburgh Medical Journal (1889)
"On each side of the pudendal cleft there is a large mass of fat, which extends upwards between the bulbo-cavernosus muscle covering the bulb and the erector ..."

4. Cunningham's Manual of Practical Anatomy by Daniel John Cunningham, Arthur Robinson (1914)
"In the natural condition of parts the labia are in close apposition, and the vestibule then forms the deep boundary of that part of the pudendal cleft which ..."

5. Manual of Practical Anatomy by Daniel John Cunningham (1903)
"... termed the pudendal cleft, or the urogenital fissure, on account of its containing the aper- tures of the urethra and vagina. ..."

6. Manual of Practical Anatomy by Daniel John Cunningham (1901)
"The labia majora enclose an elliptical fissure, which is termed the pudendal cleft, or the urogenital fissure, ..."

7. Anatomy, Descriptive and Applied by Henry Gray (1913)
"In the pudendal cleft (Fig. 1108) between the labia minora are the openings of the vagina and urethra. In the virgin the vaginal opening is partly closed by ..."

8. Anatomy of the Human Body by Henry Gray (1918)
"... backward from the mons pubis and form the lateral boundaries of a fissure or cleft, the pudendal cleft or rima, into which the vagina and urethra open. ..."

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