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vulvovaginitis

[ vuhl-voh-vaj-uh-nahy-tis ]
/ ˌvʌl voʊˌvædʒ əˈnaɪ tɪs /
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noun Pathology.
inflammation of the vulva and vagina.
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Origin of vulvovaginitis

First recorded in 1895–1900; vulv(a) + -o- + vaginitis

Words nearby vulvovaginitis

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How to use vulvovaginitis in a sentence

  • Seventh, a mild vulvovaginitis may be the cause of permanent sterility.

    Woman|William J. Robinson
  • Generally speaking, vulvovaginitis in children is a mild infection.

    Woman|William J. Robinson

British Dictionary definitions for vulvovaginitis

vulvovaginitis
/ (ˌvʌlvəʊˌvædʒɪˈnaɪtɪs) /

noun
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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Medical definitions for vulvovaginitis

vulvovaginitis
[ vŭl′vō-văj′ə-nītĭs ]

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