14 External Female Genitalia

Perineum Bartholin After Childbirth

The external organs of the female reproductive system include the mons pubis, labia majora, labia minora, vestibule, perineum, and the Bartholin's glands. As a group, these structures that surround the openings of the urethra and vagina compose the vulva, from the Latin word meaning covering. See Figure 1-6. Figure 1-6. External female genitalia. Figure 1-6. External female genitalia. a. Mons Pubis. This is the fatty rounded area overlying the symphysis pubis and covered with thick coarse hair....