Definition of vaginosis in English:


Syllabification: vag·i·no·sis
Pronunciation: /ˌvajəˈnōsəs


A bacterial infection of the vagina causing a malodorous white discharge.
More example sentences
  • Our study was powered primarily to look at the influence of bacterial vaginosis rather than chlamydial infection on miscarriage.
  • A recent study found that women with an infection called bacterial vaginosis were nine times more likely to have a miscarriage than uninfected women.
  • Bacterial vaginosis is the most common vaginal infection.

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