Meaning of hymen

hy•men

Pronunciation: (hī'mun), [key]
— n. Anat.
  1. a fold of mucous membrane partly closing the external orifice of the vagina in a virgin.

Hy•men

Pronunciation: (hī'mun), [key]
— n.
  1. the ancient Greek god of marriage.
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