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Medical Dictionary


noun vag·i·ni·tis \ˌvaj-ə-ˈnīt-əs\
plural vag·i·nit·i·des \-ˈnit-ə-ˌdēz\

Medical Definition of VAGINITIS

:  inflammation (as from bacterial or fungal infection, allergic reaction, or hormone deficiency) of the vagina that may be marked by irritation and vaginal discharge—see atrophic vaginitis, bacterial vaginosis, trichomoniasis
:  inflammation of a sheath (as a tendon sheath)
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