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A mucous membrane which completely or partially occludes the vaginal opening in human females. In Greek mythology, the god of marriage, see Hymenaios.


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The hymen, or the vaginal corona is a fold of mucous membrane that surrounds or partially covers the external vaginal opening. It forms part of the vulva, or external genitalia.

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