Definition of Colpitis

1. Noun. Inflammation of the vagina.

Generic synonyms: Inflammation, Redness, Rubor

Definition of Colpitis

1. a vaginal inflammation [n -TISES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Colpitis

colourrhagia
colourrhaphy
colourrhoea
colours
colourway
colourways
colourwise
colourwork
coloury
colovesical fistula
colpate
colpectomy
colpitises
colpocystocele
colpodynia
colpomicroscope

Literary usage of Colpitis

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1. Diseases of Women: A Handbook for Physicians and Students by Franz Winckel, Theophilus Parvin (1887)
"ULCERATIVE ADHESIVE colpitis. Hildebrandt found a vaginal disorder in old women, due to disturbances in nutrition, to which he gave the above name but which ..."

2. Medical Gynecology by Samuel Wyllis Bandler (1908)
"colpitis OR VAGINITIS Etiology.—Newly born children by no means rarely acquire gonorrheal vulvovaginitis ... Contributing Causes of colpitis or Vaginitis. ..."

3. Gynecology, medical and surgical by Henry Jacques Garrigues (1905)
"The catarrhal colpitis is subdivided into, 1, the granular; 2, the »imple; 3, ... A. CATARRHAL colpitis.—1. In the granular form the surface is studded with ..."

4. A Text-book of Obstetrics: Including the Pathology and Therapeutics of the by Franz Winckel (1890)
"Vulvitis, colpitis, Endometritis ... colpitis we find scattered whitish spots (resembling aphthous patches) with reddened bases, extending from the ostium ..."

5. A Text-book of the science and art of obstetrics by Henry Jacques Garrigues (1907)
"... opium must be used in much larger doses and combined witli quinine. Towards the end of pregnancy the induction of premature labor is indicated. colpitis ..."

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