from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Inflammation of the vagina. Also called colpitis.

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  • n. Inflammation of the vagina.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Inflammation of the vagina, or the genital canal, usually of its mucous lining membrane.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Inflammation of the vagina.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. inflammation of the vagina (usually associated with candidiasis)


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