colporrhexis

colporrhexis

 [kol″po-rek´sis]
laceration of the vagina.
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vag·i·nal lac·er·a·tion

tearing of the vaginal wall.
Synonym(s): colporrhexis
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col·por·rhex·is

(kol'pō-rek'sis)
Tearing of the vaginal wall.
[colpo- + G. rhēxis, rupture]
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