Definitions for vaginitisˌvædʒ əˈnaɪ tɪs

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word vaginitis

Random House Webster's College Dictionary

vag•i•ni•tisˌvædʒ əˈnaɪ tɪs(n.)

  1. inflammation of the vagina.

    Category: Pathology

Origin of vaginitis:

1840–50

Princeton's WordNet

  1. vaginitis(noun)

    inflammation of the vagina (usually associated with candidiasis)

Wiktionary

  1. vaginitis(Noun)

    Inflammation of the vagina.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vaginitis(noun)

    inflammation of the vagina, or the genital canal, usually of its mucous living membrane

Freebase

  1. Vaginitis

    Vaginitis is an inflammation of the vagina. It can result in discharge, itching and pain, and is often associated with an irritation or infection of the vulva. It is usually due to infection. The three main kinds of vaginitis are bacterial vaginosis, vaginal candidiasis, and trichomoniasis. A woman may have any combination of vaginal infections at one time. The symptoms that arise vary with the infection, although there are general symptoms that all vaginitis infections have and infected women may also be asymptomatic. Testing for vaginal infections is not a part of routine pelvic exams; therefore, women should neither assume their health care providers will know of the infection, nor that they will provide appropriate treatment without their input.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Vaginitis

    Inflammation of the vagina characterized by pain and a purulent discharge.

Translation

Find a translation for the vaginitis definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these vaginitis definitions with the community:


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"vaginitis." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 1 Sep. 2014. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/vaginitis>.

Are we missing a good definition for vaginitis?


The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations


A Member Of The STANDS4 Network


Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for vaginitis: