gonorrhoea


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gon·or·rhoe·a

 (gŏn′ə-rē′ə)
n. Chiefly British
Variant of gonorrhea.

gon′or·rhoe′al, gon′or·rhoe′ic adj.

gonorrhoea

(ˌɡɒnəˈrɪə) or

gonorrhea

n
(Pathology) an infectious venereal disease caused by a gonococcus, characterized by a burning sensation when urinating and a mucopurulent discharge from the urethra or vagina
[C16: from Late Latin, from Greek, from gonos seed + rhoia flux, flow]
ˌgonorˈrhoeal, ˌgonorˈrhoeic ˌgonorˈrheal, ˌgonorˈrheic adj
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gonorrhoea - a common venereal disease caused by the bacterium Neisseria gonorrhoeae; symptoms are painful urination and pain around the urethra
sexually transmitted disease, social disease, STD, VD, venereal disease, venereal infection, Venus's curse, Cupid's disease, Cupid's itch, dose - a communicable infection transmitted by sexual intercourse or genital contact
Translations

gonorrhoea

gonorrhea (US) [ˌgɒnəˈrɪə] Ngonorrea f

gonorrhoea

[ˌgɒnəˈrɪə] gonorrhea (US) nblennorragie f

gonorrhoea

, (US) gonorrhea
nGonorrhö(e) f, → Tripper m

gonorrhoea

[ˌgɒnəˈrɪə] ngonorrea
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