hymen

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Etymology[edit]

From French hymen, from Ancient Greek ὑμήν (humēn, skin, membrane).

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hymen (plural hymens)

  1. (anatomy) A mucous membrane which completely or partially occludes the vaginal opening in human females.

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Czech[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Ancient Greek ὑμήν (humēn, skin, membrane).[1]

Noun[edit]

hymen m

  1. hymen

Etymology 2[edit]

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hymen

  1. genitive plural of hymna

References[edit]

  1. ^ hymen in Jiří Rejzek, Český etymologický slovník, Leda, 2007

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

< Ancient Greek Ὑμήν (Humen, Hymen)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: hy‧men
  • IPA(key): /ˈhyːmen/

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hymen

  1. (anatomy, rare) hymen

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