Monday, April 6, 2015

Medical Terminology Word Bacterial Vaginosis BV

Bacterial Vaginosis 

Bacterial 

Bacteri/ - Word Root

Bacteri/ - Bacteria

- al - Suffix

- al - Pertaining to

Bacterial - Pertaining to Bacterial

Vaginosis 

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.