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The application of a substance to diminish friction between two surfaces. It may refer to oils, greases, and similar substances for the lubrication of medical equipment but it can be used for the application of substances to tissue to reduce friction, such as lotions for skin and vaginal lubricants.

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Female ejaculation

... not all women get to experience it. It doesn't have to do with the Bartholin's gland (this gland only produces small amounts of mucus for vaginal lubrication), but with the Skene's glands or paraurethral glands (these are glands between the vagina and the female urethra, and they drain into the ...

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by TheVirus
Tue Nov 03, 2009 12:58 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Female ejaculation
Replies: 11
Views: 30489


... possible partners. * It signals that a person has entered sexual maturityand is a valid partner. Pubic hair (and underarm hair) also functions as lubrication. Pubic hair in particular protects against the friction generated during intercourse. Under the arms and between the legs, skin on skin ...

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by Dr.Stein
Mon Nov 28, 2005 2:41 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Pubes
Replies: 14
Views: 24663

Gut wall cell

... cilia to increase the absorption sites and, yes, Goblet cells here and there among that epithelium. Yes, Goblet cell produces mucus to provide a lubrication due to peristaltic movement and also serves an immunity barrier because it is where IgA attached, to prevent antigens enter the body thru ...

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by Dr.Stein
Sun Sep 18, 2005 2:35 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Gut wall cell
Replies: 2
Views: 5433

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