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Definition of "vulvovaginitis" [vulvovaginitis]

  • Inflammation of the vulva and vagina. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "vulvovaginitis" in a sentence
  • "Women often times experience inflammation of the vulva and vagina which is acknowledged as vulvovaginitis but is sometimes mistaken as a yeast infection."
  • "It will therefore be seen that vulvovaginitis is a calamity, and everything possible should be done to guard female children from contracting it."
  • "I have known several cases where the origin of the vulvovaginitis could be traced to little girls spending a week at the house of some friends where a boarder or relative was infected with gonorrhea."
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