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[ vuhl-voh-vaj-uh-nahy-tis ]
/ ˌvʌl voʊˌvædʒ əˈnaɪ tɪs /

noun Pathology.

inflammation of the vulva and vagina.

Nearby words

vulva, vulvectomy, vulviform, vulvitis, vulvo-, vulvovaginitis, vutty, vuvuzela, vv, vv., vv.ll.

Origin of vulvovaginitis

First recorded in 1895–1900; vulv(a) + -o- + vaginitis Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for vulvovaginitis

  • Generally speaking, vulvovaginitis in children is a mild infection.

    Woman|William J. Robinson

British Dictionary definitions for vulvovaginitis


/ (ˌvʌlvəʊˌvædʒɪˈnaɪtɪs) /


inflammation of the vulva and vagina or of the small glands (vulvovaginal glands) on either side of the lower part of the vagina
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Medicine definitions for vulvovaginitis


[ vŭl′vō-văj′ə-nītĭs ]


Inflammation of the vulva and the vagina, or of the vulvovaginal glands.
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