Colpoptosis


Colpoptosis
A condition in which the vagina has dropped from its normal position against the abdominal wall.

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col·pop·to·sis (kol″pop-toґsis) (kol″po-toґsis) vaginocele (def. 2).

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  • colpoptosis, colpoptosia — Prolapse of the vaginal walls. SYN: colpocele (2). [colpo + G. ptosis, a falling] …   Medical dictionary

  • -Птоз (-Ptosis) — суффикс, обозначающий опущение какого либо органа или его части; пролапс. Например: кольпоптоз (colpoptosis) выпадение стенок влагалища. Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

  • Scheide — Scheide, 1) der Ort, wo zwei Dinge an einander grenzen od. sich theilen; 2) Futteral, bes. für schneidende Gegenstände, so Degen , Säbel u. Messerscheide; 3) die zwei Röhren an der Posaune, s.d.; 4) von sehnigen Häuten gebildete längliche Hüllen …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Colp.... — Colp.... u. Colpo...., v. gr. Kolpos, Busen, Bausch, Mutterscheide; daher Colpalgie (gr.), Mutterscheidenschmerz. Colpatresie, Scheidenverwachsung. Colpītis (Colposis), Mutterscheidenentzündung, so v. w. Elytritis. Colpocēle, Mutterscheidenbruch …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • colpocele — 1. A hernia projecting into the vagina. SYN: vaginocele. 2. SYN: colpoptosis. [colpo + G. kele, hernia] * * * col·po·cele (kolґpo sēl) [colpo + cele1] vaginal hernia …   Medical dictionary

  • -ptosis — A sinking down or prolapse of an organ. [G. ptosis, a falling] * * * suffix denoting a lowered position of an organ or part; prolapse. Example: colpoptosis (of the vagina). * * * [Gr. ptōsis fall] a word termination indicating downward… …   Medical dictionary

  • vaginocele — SYN: colpocele (1). * * * vag·i·no·cele (vajґĭ no sēl″) [vagina + cele1] prolapse or falling of the vagina; called also colpoptosis, vaginal hernia, and vaginal prolapse …   Medical dictionary

  • -ПТОЗ — ( ptosis) суффикс, обозначающий опущение какого либо органа или его части; пролапс. Например: кольпоптоз (colpoptosis) выпадение стенок влагалища …   Толковый словарь по медицине

  • -ptosis — blepharoptosis; n. 1) drooping of the upper eyelid, for which there are several causes. It may be due to a disorder of the third cranial nerve (oculomotor nerve), in which case it is likely to be accompanied by paralysis of eye movements causing… …   The new mediacal dictionary


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