In humans, the visible portion - the glans - is at the front junction of the labia minora inner lips , above the opening of the urethra. Unlike the penis , the male homologue equivalent to the clitoris, it usually does not contain the distal portion or opening of the urethra and is therefore not used for urination. The clitoris also usually lacks a reproductive function. While few animals urinate through the clitoris or use it reproductively, the spotted hyena , which has an especially large clitoris, urinates, mates, and gives birth via the organ. Some other mammals, such as lemurs and spider monkeys , also have a large clitoris. The clitoris is the human female's most sensitive erogenous zone and generally the primary anatomical source of human female sexual pleasure.
Where Is The Clitoris, Exactly? Your Internal Anatomy Might Surprise You
But they are hidden away and many people have never even seen their own. Labia the lips or folds of skin that sit on either side of the vaginal opening come in all shapes, sizes, colours and textures. Pubic hair is the hair that grows around the genital and anal regions. It varies in colour, texture, length and thickness and often extends up the front or back or onto the thighs.
Category:Female genitalia diagrams
The external genital organs include the mons pubis, labia majora, labia minora, Bartholin glands, and clitoris. The area containing these organs is called the vulva. Protecting the internal genital organs from infectious organisms. The mons pubis is a rounded mound of fatty tissue that covers the pubic bone. During puberty , it becomes covered with hair.
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