The vagina is a thick-walled, fibromuscular tube that forms the
inferior-most region of the female reproductive tract and
measures about 10 centimeters in length in an adult female.
The vagina connects the uterus with the outside of the body
anteroventrally, and thus functions as the
The vagina is also the
of the female, as it
receives the penis during intercourse, and it serves as the
passageway for menstruation.
The vaginal wall is heavily invested with both
The vagina’s relatively thin, distensible wall consists of
an inner mucosa, a middle muscularis, and an outer