Definition of vaginitis in English:



  • 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.’
    • ‘The most common types of vaginitis are bacterial vaginosis, yeast infections, and trichomoniasis (trich).’
    • ‘Eventually she developed cystitis and vaginitis and was forced to consult a doctor.’
    • ‘In patients in whom vaginitis, cervical cancer or a sexually transmitted disease is suspected, cultures and vaginal samples should be obtained first.’
    • ‘Many other things besides a yeast infection can cause vaginitis.’



/ˌvajəˈnīdəs/ /ˌvædʒəˈnaɪdəs/