Female ejaculation: An update on anatomy, history, and controversies

  title={Female ejaculation: An update on anatomy, history, and controversies},
  author={F{\'e}lix D. Rodr{\'i}guez and Amarilis Camacho and Stephen J Bordes and Brady Gardner and Roy J Levin and R. Shane Tubbs},
  journal={Clinical Anatomy},
  pages={103 - 107}
Female ejaculation is a contentious topic. From a review of the literature, history indicates that it is not a modern concept; some females were aware of it in times past without understanding the role of the fluid or composition of the ejaculate. Over time, scholars experimented, mainly with anatomical studies, in an attempt to identify the source of the ejaculate and explore its physiological and anatomical benefits for the female sexual experience. Despite these studies, views about female… 

“Female Ejaculation: A Case Study” (1981), by Frank

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The Grafenberg spot and female ejaculation: a review of initial hypotheses.

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The female prostate revisited: perineal ultrasound and biochemical studies of female ejaculate.

Data of the two premenopausal women presented further underline the concept of the female prostate both as an organ itself and as the source of female ejaculation.

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A series of variables thought to be associated with perceptions of the Grafenberg Spot and its relationship, if any, to the female orgasmic response and female ejaculation were explored.

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The intricate neurovasculature and multiplanar design of the clitoris contribute to its role in female sexual pleasure and is possibly the most critical organ for female sexual health.