The case for renaming women's body parts

Take a tour of the female pelvis, and you’ll encounter a few incongruous people along the way. How did James Douglas end up tucked behind the uterus?

What is Gabriel Fallopian doing hanging around the ovaries? Why is Caspar Bartholin the Younger attached to the labia?

And can we trust Ernst Grafenberg’s claim that he actually found the G-spot?

Each of these dudes have ended up immortalised in the female pelvis — as the Pouch of Douglas, Bartholin’s glands, Fallopian tubes, and that elusive Grafenberg spot.

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