G spot

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A region of spongy tissue on the front wall of the vagina, behind the pubic bone, surrounding the urethra approximately two inches from the mouth of the vagina, that when stimulated by firm pressure swells into a ridge, becomes a focus of sexual excitement in some women, and has been claimed to be a source of fluid, similar in composition to a man's prostate fluid, released through the urethra. See also erogenous zone. [An abbreviation of Gräfenberg spot, named after the German gynaecologist Ernst Gräfenberg (1881–1957) who first drew attention to it in 1950]

Subjects: Psychology.

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