bacterial vaginosis


bacterial vag·i·no·sis

noun \-ˌvaj-ə-ˈnō-səs\

Definition of BACTERIAL VAGINOSIS

: vaginitis that is marked by a grayish vaginal discharge usually of foul odor and that is associated with the presence of a bacterium especially of the genus Gardnerella (G. vaginalis synonym Haemophilus vaginalis)—abbreviation BV; called also nonspecific vaginitis

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