Vagina Obscura: An Anatomical Voyage by Rachel E. Gross

Vagina Obscura: An Anatomical Voyage

Rachel E. Gross with Siho Ellsmore (Narrator)

10 hours, 50 minutes first pub 2022 (editions)

nonfiction science challenging informative medium-paced


The Latin term for the female genitalia, pudendum, means "parts for which you should be ashamed." Until 1651, ovaries were called female testicles. The fallopian tubes are named for a man. Named, claimed, and shamed: Welcome to the story of the fe...

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