HyperDic: hymen

English > 2 senses of the word Hymen / hymen:
NOUNperson Hymen(Greek mythology) the god of marriage
bodyhymen, maidenhead, virginal membranea fold of tissue that partly covers the entrance to the vagina of a virgin
Hymen / hymen > pronunciation
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English > Hymen: 2 senses > noun 1, person
Meaning(Greek mythology) the god of marriage.
CategoryGreek mythologyThe mythology of the ancient Greeks
Instance ofGreek deityA deity worshipped by the ancient Greeks
English > hymen: 2 senses > noun 2, body
MeaningA fold of tissue that partly covers the entrance to the vagina of a virgin.
Synonymsmaidenhead, virginal membrane
Part ofvaginaThe lower part of the female reproductive tract
Narrowerimperforate hymenhymen that is completely closed so that menstrual blood cannot flow out
Broadermucous membrane, mucosamucus-secreting membrane lining all body cavities or passages that communicate with the exterior
Spanishhimen
Catalanhimen
Adjectiveshymenalof or relating to the hymen

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