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[mass noun] Inflammation of the vagina.
- ‘Active infections of the pelvis or vagina, such as vaginitis or pelvic inflammatory disease, preclude the use of a pessary until the infection has been resolved.’
- ‘Many other things besides a yeast infection can cause vaginitis.’
- ‘In patients in whom vaginitis, cervical cancer or a sexually transmitted disease is suspected, cultures and vaginal samples should be obtained first.’
- ‘Eventually she developed cystitis and vaginitis and was forced to consult a doctor.’
- ‘The most common types of vaginitis are bacterial vaginosis, yeast infections, and trichomoniasis (trich).’
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