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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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10) In a study of female OCP users, the labia major thickness and vaginal introitus tissue were evaluated along with sexual function via a questionnaire.
The physical examination revealed female genitalia, vaginal introitus, and visible urethra, with two holes at the vulvar vestibule.
The Viveve Treatment uses patented, reverse-thermal gradient radiofrequency technology to tighten the tissues of the vaginal introitus (opening) and requires only a 30-minute out-patient treatment in a physician's office.
suturing the remnant tissue that overlays the urethra and introitus, leaving a small hole for urination and menses.
Fourth problem can be of 'Vulvodynia', which is a pain syndrome of the vulva that is characterized by point hypersensitivity to touch usually in the introitus -entrance to the vagina.
These devices can be particularly helpful in cases with narrowed introitus and large uterus.
Dermatolojik muayenede, daha yogun olarak bilateral labia minor ic yuzeyinde lineer tarzda simetrik yerlesimli, daha az sayida ise introitus vajina bolgesinde, 1-2 mm capta ve 1-3 mm uzunlukta, mukoza ile ayni renkte, birbirinden ayri filiform papulleri mevcuttu (Resim 1, 2).
Established ER presence allows the consideration of the introitus of the vagina as a target for estrogen therapy in various clinical and surgical situations.
Defibulation is a surgical procedure to open the scar which has formed, expose the introitus and create new labia majora.
We defined genital herpes lesions as a positive result in specimens from sites in a "boxer short" distribution, namely: groin, pubic area, urethra, penis, vagina, vulva, cervix, clitoris, introitus, labia, perineum, anus, perianal, rectum, or buttocks.
Five months later the patient developed a tumor recurrence in the vaginal introitus.
a development stage women's health company, announced today that it has received the European CE (Conformite Europeenne) mark for the use of its Viveve System for the non-surgical treatment of laxity of the vaginal introitus (opening), after childbirth, to improve female sexual function.