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Vaccination – is the use of vaccines to prevent specific diseases.

Vaccine – a preparation of a weakened or killed pathogen, such as a bacterium or virus, or of a portion of the pathogen’s structure that upon administration stimulates antibody production or cellular immunity against the pathogen but is incapable of causing severe infection.

Vagina – the passage leading from the opening of the vulva to the cervix of the uterus in female mammals.

Vaginal Warts – a form of genital wart, are highly contagious. They are spread by skin-to-skin contact as well as through self-infection.

Vaginitis – is an inflammation of the vagina that can result in discharge, itching and pain.

Vein – any of the membranous tubes that form a branching system and carry blood to the heart.

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Virus – is a small infectious agent that can replicate only inside the living cells of an organism. Viruses can infect all types of organisms, from animals and plants to bacteria and archaea.

Verruca – plantar wart caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV) occurring on the sole or toes of the foot.

Vulva – the external genital organs of the female, including the labia majora, labia minora, clitoris, and vestibule of the vagina.

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