Definition of Pudendum

1. Noun. Human external genital organs collectively especially of a female.

Generic synonyms: Crotch, Genital Organ, Genitalia, Genitals, Private Parts, Privates
Derivative terms: Pudendal

Definition of Pudendum

1. n. The external organs of generation, especially of the female; the vulva.

Definition of Pudendum

1. Noun. (context: usually in the plural) An external genital organ in a human; especially a woman’s vulva. ¹

2. Noun. (figuratively) A shameful part of something. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pudendum

1. the external genital organs of a woman [n -DA] : PUDENDAL [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pudendum

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pudendal block
pudendal cleavage
pudendal cleft
pudendal slit
pudendal vein
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pudical

Literary usage of Pudendum

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1. The Science and Art of Midwifery by William Thompson Lusk (1896)
"The pudendum.—Labia majora.—Clitoris.—Labia minora.—Vestibule.—The bulbs of the vestibule. ... The external parts, or pudendum, and the vagina. 2. ..."

2. Slang and Its Analogues Past and Present: A Dictionary, Historical and by John Stephen Farmer, William Ernest Henley (1902)
"Hence PRICK- HOLDER (-PURSE, -SCOURER, ОГ -SKINNER) = the female pudendum; PRICK-SCOURING = copulation ; PRICK-PRIDE = an ..."

3. A Textbook of Gynecology by Charles Alfred Lee Reed (1901)
"... in this consideration some pathologic conditions which, strictly speaking, do not belong to the tumours at all. Benign Neoplasms of the pudendum. ..."

4. A Treatise on the Diseases of Children: With Directions for the Management by Michael Underwood, Marshall Hall (1835)
"GANGRENOUS AFFECTION OF THE pudendum. [An account of this disease by Mr. Kinder ... These symptoms precede the affection of the pudendum about three days. ..."

5. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray, Henry Vandyke Carter, Luther Holden (1878)
"The term " vulva" or "pudendum," as generally applied, includes all these parts. Fig. 501.—The Vulva. External Female Organs of Generation. ..."

6. Transactions of the Obstetrical Society of London: Vol. I-XLIX, for the Year by Obstetrical Society of London (1886)
"By G. THIN, MD IT is a character of lupus of the pudendum to be liable to ... Cancers of the pudendum and of the other genital organs are more common ..."

7. The Science and Art of Midwifery by William Thompson Lusk (1893)
"The pudendum.—Labia majora.—Clitoris.—Labia minora.—Vestibule.—The bulbs of the vestibule. ... The external parts, or pudendum, and the vagina. 2. ..."

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