vaginitis

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vag·i·ni·tis

 (văj′ə-nī′tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the vagina. Also called colpitis.

vaginitis

(ˌvædʒɪˈnaɪtɪs)
n
(Gynaecology & Obstetrics) inflammation of the vagina

vag•i•ni•tis

(ˌvædʒ əˈnaɪ tɪs)

n.
inflammation of the vagina.
[1840–50]

vaginitis

Inflammation of the vagina sometimes caused by a sexually transmitted disease.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.vaginitis - inflammation of the vagina (usually associated with candidiasis)
candidiasis, monilia disease, moniliasis - an infection caused by fungi of the genus Monilia or Candida (especially Candida albicans)
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
Translations

vag·i·ni·tis

n. vaginitis, infl. de la vagina;
bacterial ______ bacteriana.

vaginitis

n vaginitis f
References in periodicals archive ?
Contact dermatitis was the most common diagnosis, occurring in 17% of patients, followed by recurrent vulvovaginal candidiasis (16% of patients), atrophic vaginitis (12% of patients), vulvar vestibulitis syndrome (10% of patients), physiologic leukorrhea (7% of patients), desquamative inflammatory vaginitis (DIV) (6% of patients), and recurrent bacterial vaginosis (5% of patients).
With descriptions in the medical literature dating to the 1950s, the signs and symptoms of desquamative inflammatory vaginitis (DIV) include dyspareunia and exudative, chronic vaginitis, with yellow-watery, purulent discharge that is occasionally blood-tinged, said Dr.
He gave a long list of possible diagnoses that included atrophic vaginitis, a foreign body, allergic hypersensitivity and contact dermatitis, trauma, desquamative inflammatory vaginitis, erosive lichen planus, lactobacilli vaginosis, cytolytic vaginosis, streptococcal group A infection, ulcerative vaginitis with Staphylococcus aureus, and idiopathic ulceration associated with human immunodeficiency virus.