Glossary

  • Fallopian Tubes

    The two tubes extending from the ovaries to the uterus through which eggs are transported. more

  • Exhibitionism

    Achieving or enhancing sexual arousal by being seen nude, partially clothed, or in the course of sexual acts.

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  • Erotica

    Literature or art intended to arouse sexual desire. See also pornography, and erotic books.

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  • Erotic Books

    Babeland offers a great selection of erotic books. We read and review all our erotic books, and try to choose erotica that will appeal to a wide variety of tastes and sensibilities. We don’t … more

  • Eros Lube

    Eros Body Glide lube is a really slick, silicone-based lubricant that doesn't absorb or dry out. It even stays on underwater, making it great for waterproof sex toys or a hot tub frolic. The … more

  • Erogenous Zone

    Any area of the body that is especially sensitive to sexual stimulation and touching.

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  • Erection

    The firm and enlarged condition of a body organ or part (the penis or clitoris) when the erectile tissue surrounding it becomes filled with blood.

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  • Erectile Dysfunction

    The inability to develop or maintain an erection for penetrative sex. Can be classified as primary (always existing), secondary (having functioned previously) or situational (occurring only in … more

  • Endometrium

    The inner lining of the uterus, which is shed during menstruation and provides an optimal location for egg implantation. more

  • Endometriosis

    The growth of endometrial tissue (the inner lining of the uterus) in areas outside of the uterus. Usually results in pain and dysmennorhea; can lead to female infertility if untreated. more

  • Electric Vibrators

    Traditionally marketed as massagers intended to treat sore backs and shoulders, electric vibrators come in three major varieties: wand-style, rechargeable, and coil-operated. They plug into an … more

  • Ejaculation

    The expulsion of semen from the penis. Usually occurs with orgasm. See also female ejaculation.

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  • Dysmenorrhea

    Painful menstruation, which may include headaches, backaches, bloating and cramping. Sometimes a symptom of endometriosis. more

  • Double Dildo

    A double-ended dildo, straight or curved, used to penetrate two people simultaneously. Babeland's most popular double dildos are the Nexus, and the Divining Rod, which can be used with our without … more

  • Dominant

    A person who prefers to assume the powerful role in sadomasochistic (SM) play. Also known as a "top."

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  • Doggy Style

    A popular sexual position in which a person who is on all fours is penetrated from the rear, either vaginally or anally. Also known as rear entry.

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  • Dildo Harness

    A device that holds a dildo in place so that the wearer can penetrate a partner. See harness and strap-on.

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  • Dildo

    At Babeland, we sell a large selection of dildos, and offer helpful advice for choosing the right tool for the job. Dildos are insertable toys used for penetration; they feel best when used with … more

  • Dilation and Evacuation (D&E;)

    Dilation and Evacuation (D&E)

    A combination of sucking and scraping the contents of the uterus through a dilated cervix. Can be used as a method of abortion. more

  • Dilation and Curettage (D&C;)

    Dilation and Curettage (D&C)

    The process of dilating the cervix and then scraping the lining of the uterus. Used to perform abortions, as well as remedy a host of medical problems. more

  • Diaphragm

    A dome-shaped rubber device worn over the cervix to prevent pregnancy.

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  • Dental Dam

    A latex shield, about 6" x 10" in size, that can be used to cover the vulva or anus during oral sex to avoid skin-to-skin contact and exchange of body fluids.

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  • Libido

    Libido The psychic and emotional energy associated with instinctual biological drives; sexual desire or manifestation of the sexual drive. more

  • Lesbian Sex

    Lesbian Sex

    We started Babeland over ten years ago because we wanted to provide a comfortable place for other lesbians (and women in general) to explore sex and sexuality. We know that just as there& … more

  • Lesbian

    A woman who is primarily sexually attracted to women. more

  • Latex

    Latex is used in condoms, dental dams and gloves, and is the safest barrier against sexually transmitted diseases, latex is an emulsion of rubber or plastic globules in water, and the material will … more

  • Labia Minora

    The inner folds of skin of the vulva, leading to the entrance of the vagina. more

  • Labia Majora

    The outer folds of skin on either side of the inner lips (labia minora) on the outside of the vagina. more

  • Kegel Exercises

    A set of exercises designed to strengthen and give voluntary control over the muscles surrounding the genitals (known as the pubococcygeus  or “PC” muscles) and thereby increase … more

  • Kama Sutra

    An ancient text that provides instruction in sexual technique and performance. It was compiled by the Indian sage Vatsyayana sometime between the second and fourth centuries A.D. more