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Vestibular

    Pertaining to or toward a vestibule. In dental anatomy, used to refer to the tooth surface directed toward the vestibule of the mouth.

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Vestibule
That portion of the vulva which is bounded anteriorly by the clitoral glans and prepuce (clitoral hood), posteriorly by the perineum, and laterally by the exterior margins of the labia minora, and containing the opening anteriorly of the urethral meatus and posteriorly of the introitus of the vagina.

Anatomy
The study of form. Gross anatomy involves structures that can be seen with the naked eye. It is as opposed to microscopic anatomy (or histology) which involves structures seen under the microscope.



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Vestibule
That portion of the vulva which is bounded anteriorly by the clitoral glans and prepuce (clitoral hood), posteriorly by the perineum, and laterally by the exterior margins of the labia minora, and containing the opening anteriorly of the urethral meatus and posteriorly of the introitus of the vagina.



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Vein
A blood vessel that carries blood from the body back into the heart.

Ventricle
One of the two lower chambers of the heart.

Ventricular fibrillation
A condition in which the ventricles contract in rapid and unsynchronized rhythms and cannot pump blood into the body.

Ventricular tachycardia
A condition in which the ventricles cause a very fast heartbeat.

Vertigo
Dizziness.

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Villi
The tiny, fingerlike projections on the surface of the small intestine that help absorb nutrients.

Viral hepatitis
Hepatitis caused by a virus. Five different viruses (A, B, C, D, and E) most commonly cause this form of hepatitis. Other rare viruses may also cause hepatitis. See hepatitis.

Vitreous humor
The clear gelatinous substance that fills the eyeball between the retina and the lens.

Volvulus
A twisting of the stomach or large intestine. May be caused by the stomach being in the wrong position, a foreign substance, or abnormal joining of one part of the stomach or intestine to another. Volvulus can lead to blockage, perforation, peritonitis, and poor blood flow.

Vomiting
The release of stomach contents through the mouth.

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