va·gi·na /vəˈʤaɪnə/ 名詞
Va·gi·na n.; pl. Vaginae
1. Anat. (a) A sheath; a theca; as, the vagina of the portal vein. (b) Specifically, the canal which leads from the uterus to the external orifice of the genital canal, or to the cloaca.
2. Zool. The terminal part of the oviduct in insects and various other invertebrates. See Illust., of Spermatheca.
3. Bot. The basal expansion of certain leaves, which inwraps the stem; a sheath.
4. Arch. The shaft of a terminus, from which the bust or figure seems to issue or arise.
n : the lower part of the female reproductive tract; a moist
canal in female mammals extending from the labia minora
to the uterus; "the vagina receives the penis during
coitus"; "the vagina is elastic enough to allow the
passage of a fetus"
[also: vaginae (pl)]