introitus


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introitus

[in′trō·ə·dəs]
(anatomy)
An opening or entryway, especially the opening into the vagina.
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Using a structured questionnaire, these patients' perception of 'something bulging into the vagina' or appearing at the vaginal introitus, as well as bladder, rectal and coital problems, were determined.
In addition to observing introital stenosis, he also noted that the urethral meatus became more prominent in many women, assuming almost a tubular form and expanding to constitute up to two-thirds of the introitus.
Summa ducati xi, bolognini xxxiii" (ASA 107, Introitus, fol.
The hard mass was not visible on inspection of the introitus.
Providers who preferred an open abdominal approach were significantly more likely than those using MIS to cite minimal descent, narrow introitus, and a uterus more than 12 weeks in size as perceived contraindications to a vaginal hysterectomy, she said.
Introitus is the "entry" to the vagina, sometimes covered by the hymen (virgin fold).
Clarify how far the swab has to be inserted, perhaps by marking the point on the swab that should touch the introitus 4.
Because of its size, it is hard to insert through the introitus unless it is large, and patients will have more discharge than with a ring pessary.
Prolapse "half-way" to the introitus (Grade II) or greater was considered "significant prolapse.
Without palatoglossal support, the soft palate tends to fall backward and narrow the airway at the nasopharyngeal introitus.
Mucocutaneous manifestations of secondary syphilis * Coppery red, asymptomatic, generalized maculopapular lesions * Split papules (especially at corners of lips or foreskin) * Psoriasiform patches on palms and soles * Moist, hypertrophic, coalescing papules in perineum (condyloma lata) * Depigmented macules on a hyperpigmented background (back or sides of neck) * Alopecia (may be patchy ["moth-eaten"] or diffuse) * Oval mucous patches in mouth (palate, tongue, mucosa) or vaginal introitus Table 3.
In quadam columna introitus palatij sculptum videtur aequum iudicium Salomonis.