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introitus

 [in-tro´ĭ-tus] (L.)
an entrance.

in·tro·i·tus

(in-trō'i-tŭs),
The entrance into a canal or hollow organ, as the vagina.
[L. entrance, fr. intro-eo, to go into]

introitus

/in·troi·tus/ (-tro´ĭ-tus) pl. intro´itus   [L.] the entrance to a cavity or space.

introitus

[intrō′itəs]
Etymology: L, intro, inside, ire, to go
an entrance or orifice in a cavity or a hollow tubular structure of the body, such as the vaginal introitus.

introitus

Medtalk The entrance to a cavity, commonly understood to be the vagina opening

in·troi·tus

(in-trō'i-tŭs)
The entrance into a canal or hollow organ, as the vagina.
[L. entrance, fr. intro-eo, to go into]

introitus

The entrance into any hollow organ or body cavity. The term is often used to refer to the entrance to the vagina.
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The clinical presentation with two openings in the introitus with fecal matter deflating through the posterior opening requires investigations to confirm diagnosis before proceeding to the definitive management.
En este inicio, introitus, ingreso, el compositor recurre a instrumentos de viento para obtener, paso por paso, un recogimiento lento, sereno pero sonoro, todo lo cual no deja de reconfortar.
Five months later the patient developed a tumor recurrence in the vaginal introitus.
Bowman and Goldberg's (2006) review of the literature outlines the primary goals of vaginoplasty as follows: "a) creation of a sensate and aesthetically acceptable vulva-including clitoris, labia minora and majora, and vaginal introitus; b) shortening of the urethra, with creation of a urethral opening that allows a downward urinary stream; c) creation of a stable and sensate neovagina with adequate dimensions for penetrative sexual intercourse, ideally lined with moist, elastic, hairless epithelium; d) elimination of erectile tissue to avoid narrowing of the introitus and protrusion of the urethral meatus/clitoris during sexual arousal; and e) preservation of orgasmic capability" (Bowman & Goldberg, 2006, p.
To collect cord blood, the infant was held at the level of the introitus or the mother's abdomen to prevent a significant shift of the infant's blood volume.
Intermediate circumcision: Is slightly less severe from infibulation: The clitoris and part or all labia minora are usually removed and the vaginal introitus is narrowed, most of the time by stitching.
A questionnaire was administered to assess socioeconomic status (age, level of education, partner's level of education, marital status, employment, social security, and homeownership), obstetric history (type of birth, parity, location of the birth, tearing, episiotomy, and complications), and gynecological status (constricted introitus, scar tissue at the episiotomy site, symptoms of vaginitis, vaginal dryness, contraceptive use, and breast feeding duration).
Martin, The Decoration for the Pompa Introitus Ferdinandi.
Never insert dry, cotton-tipped applicators into a child's introitus because this causes pain and may cause erosions.
Asi, la union en un solo poema del Introitus y el Kirie.
With each inspiration, the mass would ball-valve into the laryngeal introitus and cause a near-total airway obstruction.
Liturgicamente, es la segunda parte de la misa en latin, entre el introitus y el gloria, y, en la misma misa, constituye parte de las oraciones que nunca cambian, pues se reza siempre que haya una misa en latin.