home

programs

directory by group

resources by island

links

contact us

National HIV/AIDS Clinicians' Consultation Center

U.S. State and Jurisdiction Information

Country and Region Information

 

 

Sexual Terminology--V

A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L  M  N  O  P  Q  R  S  T  U  V  W  X  Y  Z

vagina—canal that forms the passageway from the uterus to the outside of a woman's body.  This is where menstrual blood, vaginal fluids and babies leave the body and where a penis could be inserted during sexual intercourse between a man and a woman. 

Vaginal Contraceptive Film (VCF)—spermicide that is a paper-thin sheet of film that is placed on or near the cervix and dissolves with body heat.

vaginal discharge—fluid that is released every day from a vagina.  Its purpose is to clean the vagina.  The amount of fluid released varies throughout the month.

vaginal intercourse—when a man's erect penis, a dildo, or a vibrator is inserted into a woman’s vagina.

vaginal lubrication—fluid that is released when a woman is sexually aroused.

vaginal opening—largest of three orifices between a female's legs.  The other two are the urethra and the anus.

vaginal orgasmfemale orgasm caused primarily by penetration of the vagina with less emphasis on clitoral stimulation.

vaginismusA sexual problem where the women's vaginal muscles contract so tightly that intercourse is difficult or impossible.

vanilla—slang for non-kinky, "traditional" sex, usually between men and women.

vart—slang for expulsion of vaginal gas

vasectomy—surgery, performed on a man's vas deferens inside the scrotum, which leaves him infertile.

VD—venereal disease; sexually transmitted disease (STD) a.k.a. sexually transmitted infection (STI).  This is an antiquated expression.

Venereal Diseasesexually transmitted disease (STD), traditionally refers to syphilis and gonorrhea.  This is an antiquated expression.

Venus butterfly—slang for cunnilingus

Venus mound—slang for a vagina

Viagra—This pill (generic name sildenafil citrate) is used to treat erectile dysfunction.

vibe—slang for vibrator.

vibrator—sex toy that vibrates, frequently used to stimulate the clitoris.  Compare with a dildo which usually refers to a toy with no moving parts.  Conversely, a vibrator includes an electric motor that causes it to vibrate.

violet wand—BDSM sex toy in the shape of a wand that creates a shocking sensation.

viper—slang for penis

virgin/virginity

—person who has never engaged in sex.  What constitutes sex is open to debate and definition.

virustiny organism that can cause many sexually transmitted infections in which the symptoms can be treated but the virus itself can’t be cured.

vominatrix—slang for a dominatrix who specializes in making her clients vomit.

Voyeurism—deriving sexual pleasure from watching someone else have sex.  Frequently associated with exhibitionism.

vulva—external part of a woman's genitals, including the labia majora, labia minora and clitoris.

A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L  M  N  O  P  Q  R  S  T  U  V  W  X  Y  Z

Sex

Sex and Drugs

Sex Surveys, Sex Data

Sexually Transmitted Diseases

home

links

programs

contact us

directory by group

resources by island

U.S. State and Jurisdiction Information

Country and Region Information

National HIV/AIDS Clinicians' Consultation Center

 

 

Comments/questions about this site to: Kevin Patrick
Site and banner created by David Flynn, UH Manoa