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u·re·thri·tis

 (yo͝or′ĭ-thrī′tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the urethra.

urethritis

(ˌjʊərɪˈθraɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) inflammation of the urethra
[C19: from New Latin, from Late Latin urethra]
urethritic adj

u•re•thri•tis

(ˌyʊər əˈθraɪ tɪs)

n.
inflammation of the urethra.
[1815–25]
u`re•thrit′ic (-ˈθrɪt ɪk) adj.

urethritis

1. Inflammation of the urethra often resulting from bacterial infection.
2. Inflammation of the urethra caused by gonorrhea or bacteria entering the urinary system. Nonspecific urethritis can be due to germs or a reaction to chemicals in the vagina of the sexual partner.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.urethritis - inflammation of the urethra; results in painful urination
urinary tract infection - any infection of any of the organs of the urinary tract
NGU, nongonococcal urethritis - sexually transmitted urethritis (usually caused by chlamydia)
nonspecific urethritis, NSU - inflammation of the urethra of unknown cause
Translations

u·re·thri·tis

n. uretritis, infl. aguda o crónica de la uretra.

urethritis

n uretritis f; non-gonococcal — uretritis no gonocócica
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Urogenital involvement usually consists of genital ulcers, urethritis, epididymitis and recurrent cystitis.
1] Common STDs are gonorrhoea, syphilis, chancroid and non-gonococcal urethritis, hepatitis B infection, herpes simplex infection, human papilloma virus infection and AIDS.
genitalium has been strongly and consistently associated with non-gonococcal urethritis (NGU) and cervicitis, and is also implicated in pelvic inflammatory disease in women.
Mycoplasma genitalium is well established as a cause of urethritis and has also been associated with cervicitis, endometritis and pelvic infection.
If the patient were symptomatic for T vaginalis urethritis, diagnostic testing for T vaginalis would be considered medically necessary.
It could be: 6 Urethritis, an infection of the tube leading from the bladder, or prostatitis, an infection of the prostate gland.
To the Editor: Mycoplasma genitalium is a sexually transmitted bacterium involved in nongonococcal urethritis in men and associated with cervicitis and pelvic inflammatory disease in women.
gonorrhoeae isolates are collected at 27 participating STD clinics each month from up to the first 25 men with gonococcal urethritis who present to the clinics.
AN INCREASE IN Neisseria meningitidis (Nm)-associated urethritis among men at two U.
This report describes an increase in Nm-associated urethritis in men attending sexual health clinics in Columbus, Ohio, and Oakland County, Michigan.
Mycoplasma genitalium is a sexually transmitted bacterium able to cause acute and chronic nongonococcal urethritis (NGU) in men [1, 2] and urethritis, cervicitis, and pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) in women [1-3], although in many cases the infection is asymptomatic [4, 5].
In the 1980s a new species of Mycoplasma was isolated from the urogenital tract of men with nongonococcal urethritis, Mycoplasma genitalium.