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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Canal de nacimiento

Birth canal (BURTH kuh-NAL)
The muscular canal extending from the uterus to the exterior of the body. Also called vagina.

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.