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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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Common urinary tract infections such as cystitis and urethritis are one of the most cited reasons for visiting a doctor about an infection and usually necessitate a series of time-consuming culture tests.
Clinical manifestations of STD, for example, Chlamydia range from Urethritis, Epididymitis, Orchitis, Infertility in men to Cervicitis, Endometritis, Salpingitis, PID, infertility and Perihepatitis in women; and untreated STDs that display such manifestations are often fatal.
Urethritis, commonly caused by infections like herpes, HPV, gonococcus, chlamydia and trichomoniasis.
There was 1 episode of peri-anal abscess, scrotal wall abscess, urethritis, and epididymo-orchitis in each of the remaining 4 patients with post-biopsy infections.
VIENNA--Mycoplasma genitalium is a new bad boy of sexually transmitted infections, prompting experts to rethink how to treat nongonococcal urethritis, pelvic inflammatory disease, and other infections caused by the pathogen.
Manhart presented new data from the MEGA (Mycoplasma Genitalium Antibiotic Susceptibility and Treatment) trial, which enrolled 606 men with nongonococcal urethritis (NGU) at an STI clinic in Seattle.
gonorrhoeae facilitates the transmission of HIV, and studies have shown that effective treatment of gonococcal urethritis in men reduces HIV shedding in the genital tract.
He said he is also seeing a lot of people coming through his clinic in Ranelagh, Co Dublin, infected with non-gonococcal urethritis.
Urethritis related symptoms and genital ulcer, and cervical/vaginal discharge and genital ulcer were the main eligibility criteria for males and females, respectively for inclusion in the study.