birth canal

Pronunciation: (berth kuh-NAL)

The muscular canal that goes from the uterus to the outside of the body. During birth, the baby passes through the birth canal. Also called vagina.

Definition from: Cancer.gov

Anatomy of the female reproductive system. The organs in the female reproductive system include the uterus, ovaries, fallopian tubes, cervix, and vagina. The uterus has a muscular outer layer called the myometrium and an inner lining called the endometrium. Anatomía del aparato reproductor femenino. Los órganos del aparato reproductor femenino incluyen el útero, los ovarios, las trompas de Falopio, el cuello uterino y la vagina. El útero tiene una capa muscular externa que se llama miometrio y un revestimiento interno que se llama endometrio.2006-11-13 Date last modified: 2010-12-13