This can lead viewers of pornography to have unrealistic expectations about how the labia should look. They enclose and protect the vulvar vestibule, urethra and vagina. Essential Clinical Anatomy, Fourth Edition. If testes are formed, they begin to secrete androgens that affect the external genital development at about week 8 or 9 of gestation. Sexual differentiation is complete at around 12 weeks of gestation.
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These adhesions are not usually a cause for concern, and usually disappear without treatment.
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The labia minora obsolete: nymphae , also called inner labia or inner lips, are two soft folds of fat-free, hairless skin between the labia majora. If testes are formed, they begin to secrete androgens that affect the external genital development at about week 8 or 9 of gestation. Labium and its derivatives including labial, labrum are used to describe any lip-like structure, but in the English language, labium often specifically refers to parts of the vulva.