Definition of bartholinitis in English:

bartholinitis

noun

Medicine
  • [mass noun] Inflammation of Bartholin's gland, typically accompanied by cysts or abscesses.

    • ‘Rarely, bartholinitis is due to a sexually transmitted disease.’
    • ‘Patients in group B had bartholinitis with symptoms of rubor, swelling or pain on the day of study enrolment.’
    • ‘However, the same cannot be said where diseases of the vulvo-vaginal glands, called Bartholin glands, are concerned, in particular cysts of these glands, i.e. bartholinitis.’
    • ‘Including the case herein reported there have been a total of 14 cases of bartholinitis and bartholin's abscess described in the literature.’
    • ‘But another important cause of bartholinitis is gonorrhoea, which is a sexually transmitted infection.’

Pronunciation:

bartholinitis

/ˌbɑːtəlɪˈnʌɪtɪs/