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introitus

(ɪnˈtrəʊɪtəs)
n
(Anatomy) anatomy an entrance to a body cavity, esp the vaginal opening
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.introitus - entrance or opening to a hollow organ or tube (especially the vaginal opening); "the introitus of the vagina"
orifice, porta, opening - an aperture or hole that opens into a bodily cavity; "the orifice into the aorta from the lower left chamber of the heart"
Translations

in·troi·tus

n. L. introito, abertura o entrada a un canal o cavidad.
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She discussed the results of the Viveve Treatment of the Vaginal Introitus to Evaluate Effectiveness (Viveve I) study, conducted at nine sites in four countries, which examined the Viveve monopolar RF device in 155 premenopausal women.
Inversion is graded as first, second, third or fourth degree when the fundus is at the cervix, in the vagina, at the introitus, or exteriorised, respectively.
Complications of episiotomy include extension of episiotomy, unsatisfactory anatomic results such as skin tags, asymmetry or excessive narrowing of the introitus, vaginal prolapse, recto-vaginal fistula and fistula in ano; increased blood loss and haematoma; pain and oedema in the episiotomy region; infection and dehiscence; and sexual dysfunction (6,8,9).
In 2014, the committee agreed to the new term GSM and defined it as "a collection of symptoms and signs associated with a decrease in estrogen and other sex steroids involving changes to the labia majora/minora, clitoris, vestibule/ introitus, vagina, urethra, and bladder" (Portman & Gass, 2014, p.
Within the vulva they are mostly seen in the vestibule, but can also be identified in the labia minora and majora, perineum and vaginal introitus (1).
On pelvic examination, she had complete vaginal obliteration beginning at the level of the introitus.
On January 8, the ObGyn found continued evidence of labia and introitus burns with no signs of infection.
Women typically become symptomatic from the bulging vaginal wall or related organ dysfunction once this descent reaches the introitus.
In patients with narrow introitus or vagina who experience discomfort at attempted insertion of the transducer the examination was discontinued and transabdominal examination was done.
A female neonate with two openings in the introitus and an absent anal opening at the anal site presents a diagnostic challenge.
Davydov in 1969 first time used a three staged operation which requires dissection of the rectovesical space with abdominal mobilization of a segment of the peritoneum, and subsequent attachment of the peritoneum to the introitus.
38) Como las tres exposiciones bajo la perspectiva de genero coordinadas por el Colectivo La Redhada: Introitus.