vaginitis

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noun vag·i·ni·tis \ˌva-jə-ˈnī-təs\

Definition of vaginitis

  1. :  inflammation of the vagina or of a sheath (such as a tendon sheath)

Origin and Etymology of vaginitis

vagina + -itis, after French vaginite


Medical Dictionary

vaginitis

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noun vag·i·ni·tis \ˌvaj-ə-ˈnīt-əs\

Medical Definition of vaginitis

plural

vaginitides

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  1. 1:  inflammation of the vagina (as from bacterial or fungal infection, allergic reaction, or hormone deficiency) that may be marked by irritation and vaginal discharge—see atrophic vaginitis, bacterial vaginosis, trichomoniasis

  2. 2:  inflammation of a sheath (as a tendon sheath)


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