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vulvovaginitis

Syllabification: vul·vo·vag·in·i·tis
Pronunciation: /ˌvəlvōˌvajəˈnīdəs
 
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Definition of vulvovaginitis in English:

noun

Inflammation of the vulva and vagina.
Example sentences
  • Older girls and women may develop Candida vulvovaginitis, an infection of the vagina and the area around the vaginal opening.
  • Unnecessary or inappropriate use of OTC antifungal agents can delay correct diagnosis and treatment of vulvovaginitis resulting from other causes.
  • They studied the accuracy of self-diagnosis of vulvovaginitis in women who purchased nonprescription medications for this condition.

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