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[foo r-shet] /fʊərˈʃɛt/

Anatomy. the fold of skin that forms the posterior margin of the vulva.
Ornithology. furcula; wishbone.
Zoology. the frog of an animal’s foot.
a strip of leather or fabric joining the front and back sections of a glove finger.
Chiefly Bridge. a tenace.
(anatomy) the bandlike fold of skin, about one inch from the anus, forming the posterior margin of the vulva
a less common name for furcula, frog3

fourchette four·chette (fur-shět’)
See frenulum of pudendal lips.


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