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vaginitis

[vaj-uh-nahy-tis]
noun Pathology.
  1. inflammation of the vagina.
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Origin of vaginitis

First recorded in 1840–50; vagin(a) + -itis
Also called colpitis.
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British Dictionary definitions for vaginitis

vaginitis

noun
  1. inflammation of the vagina
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Word Origin and History for vaginitis

n.

1846, Modern Latin; see vagina + -itis.

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vaginitis in Medicine

vaginitis

(văj′ə-nītĭs)
n.
  1. Inflammation of the vagina.colpitis
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