Our Sexuality! Magazine Spring 2017 - Page 23


Labia Majora: The outer folds of skin that extend downward and backward from the mons pubis to the perineum.

Labia Minora: The inner folds of skin on either side of the vaginal opening, situated between the labia majora.

Clitoris: Sensitve erectile organ with over 8,000 nerve endings.

Hymen: Membrane that surrounds, covers or partially covers the vaginal opening.

Perineum: The area between the bottom of the vaginal opening and the anus.

Did You Know That....

At birth, there are

approximately 1 million eggs;

and by the time of puberty,

only about 300,000 remain.

Conception, the fertilization of

an egg by a sperm, normally

occurs in the fallopian tubes.

The sole function of the

clitoris is to provide pleasure.