Atrophic vaginitis



atrophic vaginitis

atrophic vaginitis n.
Thinning and atrophy of the vaginal epithelium usually resulting from diminished endocrine stimulation and seen most commonly in postmenopausal women.

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    exhibiting or affected with ; wasted; withered; shriveled: an atrophied arm; an atrophied talent. Also, atrophia [uh-troh-fee-uh] /əˈtroʊ fi ə/ (Show IPA). Pathology. a wasting away of the body or of an organ or part, as from defective nutrition or nerve damage. degeneration, decline, or decrease, as from disuse: He argued that there was a […]

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    atrophoderma atrophoderma at·ro·pho·der·ma (āt’rə-fō-dûr’mə) n. Atrophy of the skin occurring in localized or widespread areas.

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