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Vagina

The vagina and its location in the body

The vagina, also called the birth canal, is part of the female reproductive tract. It extends from the uterus to outside the body. The opening to the vagina is located between the bowel opening (anus) and the opening for the bladder (urethra).

Current as of: February 10, 2021

Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:
Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine
Martin J. Gabica MD - Family Medicine