noun Pathology.

inflammation of the vulva and vagina.

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

Historical Examples of vulvovaginitis

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


    William J. Robinson

British Dictionary definitions for vulvovaginitis



inflammation of the vulva and vagina or of the small glands (vulvovaginal glands) on either side of the lower part of the vagina
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vulvovaginitis in Medicine




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