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introit

RC Church Church of England a short prayer said or sung as the celebrant is entering the sanctuary to celebrate Mass or Holy Communion
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(6,8) When fine adhesions are detected early in the course of SJS, the division of these adhesions as a relatively minor procedure may be helpful in preventing the development of thick fibrous bands and severe sequelae such as introital stenosis, vaginal narrowing, or complete vaginal canal obliteration.
Introital or perineal skin flaps are designed in a manner that prevents purse string scarring; in addition, they are approximated to the sigmoid vagina, for the same reason.
In the authors' experience, pessaries retained by introital integrity can be folded or deflated to ease insertion through the introitus.
Who can argue with visibly mapped processes of vaginal vasocongestion, engorgement and lubrication of the introital canal?
Introital and transvaginal as the main tool in the assessment of urogenital and pelvic floor dysfunction: an imaging panel and practical approach.
Lichen sclerosis and lichen planus can both eventually cause scarring of the labia and clitoris, and marked introital stenosis.
The most common clinical finding in the study was involution of the vulvar structures and a rapidly occurring introital stenosis, which correlated with frequent complaints of dyspareunia, he noted at the annual meeting of the South Atlantic Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.
These include excellent pain control during delivery, the avoidance of vaginal and introital trauma, and better ability to manage one's life.
Rectal condyloma and, in girls, introital condyloma at the 6 o'clock position, especially in the absence of condyloma anywhere else, is another strong suggestion of sexual abuse.
Eighty-eight (49%) of the biopsied patients had vaginal, introital, perineal, or anal biopsies in addition to the cervical specimens.
* are applied to vaginal, vulvar, or vaginal introital or vestibular tissue
(3, 4, 5) In our study, we intend to limit ourselves to transperineal (translabial, introital) imaging as first described in 1986.