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Vagina

The vagina and its location in the body

A woman's vagina, also called the birth canal, is part of the reproductive tract and extends from the uterus to outside the body. The opening to the vagina is located between the bowel opening (anus) and the opening for the bladder (urethra).

Current as ofFebruary 19, 2019

Author: Healthwise Staff
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine

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