colporrhexis

[ kŏl′pō-rĕksĭs ]

n.

A tearing of the vaginal wall; vaginal laceration.

Nearby words

  1. colpoplasty,
  2. colpopoiesis,
  3. colpoptosis,
  4. colporrhagia,
  5. colporrhaphy,
  6. colportage,
  7. colporteur,
  8. colposcope,
  9. colposcopic,
  10. colposcopist


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