birth canal definition

  • noun:
    • The passageway whereby the fetus is expelled during parturition, leading from womb through cervix, vagina, and vulva.
    • The combined vagina and cervix, when the cervix dilates during birth to create a consistent pipe with the vagina.
    • a passage into the womb and vagina whereby a fetus passes during genital delivery

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