Vulva , plural vulvae , the external female genitalia that surround the opening to the vagina ; collectively these consist of the labia majora, the labia minora, clitoris, vestibule of the vagina, bulb of the vestibule, and the glands of Bartholin. All of these organs are located in front of the anus and below the mons pubis the pad of fatty tissue at the forward junction of the pelvic bones. The labia majora are two thick folds of skin running from the mons pubis to the anus. The outer sides of the labia are covered with pigmented skin, sebaceous oil-secreting glands, and after puberty , coarse hair.
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Pubic hair is hair which covers the area around the sex organs. It is generally darker in color and stronger in texture than other hair found on the human body. It is caused by the rising levels of androgens during puberty. Pubic hair is a secondary sex characteristic. Pubic hair appears during puberty in girls and boys. Beginning with only a few hairs, the area quickly fills out in a triangular shape, making a thick patch of hair. The growth of hair can go up toward the navel , but will always continue to grow down past the pubic region and ending at the anus the hole between the buttocks.
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