Bacteri/ - Word Root
Bacteri/ - Bacteria
- al - Suffix
- al - Pertaining to
Bacterial - Pertaining to Bacterial
Vagin/ - Word Root
Vagin/ - Vagina
- osis - Suffix
- osis - Abnormal Condition
Vaginosis - Abnormal Condition of the Vagina
Bacterial Vaginosis (BV) - Pertaining to an Abnormal Bacteria Condition in the Vagina.
BV occurs when there is too much Bacterial being produced in the vagina. Discharge and itchiness is a few of the symptoms. Can be treated with Antibiotic or over the counter medication.