vaginismus

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vag·i·nis·mus

 (văj′ə-nĭz′məs)
n.
A usually prolonged and painful contraction or spasm of the vagina.

[New Latin vāgīnismus : vagin(a) + Latin -ismus, -ism.]

vaginismus

(ˌvædʒɪˈnɪzməs; -ˈnɪsməs)
n
(Gynaecology & Obstetrics) painful spasm of the vagina
[C19: from New Latin, from vagina + -ismus; see -ism]

vag•i•nis•mus

(ˌvædʒ əˈnɪz məs)

n.
a painful spasm of the vagina.
[1865–70; < New Latin; see vagina, -ism]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.vaginismus - muscular contraction that causes the vagina to close; usually an anxiety reaction before coitus or pelvic examination
contraction, muscle contraction, muscular contraction - (physiology) a shortening or tensing of a part or organ (especially of a muscle or muscle fiber)
Translations

vaginismus

n (Med) → Vaginismus m