HyperDic: vaginismus

English > 1 sense of the word vaginismus:
NOUNactvaginismusmuscular contraction that causes the vagina to close
English > vaginismus: 1 sense > noun 1, act
Meaningmuscular contraction that causes the vagina to close; usually an anxiety reaction before coitus or pelvic examination.
Broadercontraction, muscular contraction, muscle contraction(physiology) a shortening or tensing of a part or organ (especially of a muscle or muscle fiber)

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