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ve·ne·re·al

 (və-nîr′ē-əl)
adj.
1.
a. Transmitted by sexual intercourse.
b. Of or relating to a sexually transmitted disease.
2. Of or relating to sexual intercourse.
3. Of or relating to the genitals.

[Middle English venerealle, from Latin venereus, from venus, vener-, desire, love; see wen- in Indo-European roots.]

venereal

(vɪˈnɪərɪəl)
adj
1. (Pathology) of, relating to, or infected with venereal disease
2. (Pathology) (of a disease) transmitted by sexual intercourse
3. (Anatomy) of, relating to, or involving the genitals
4. of or relating to sexual intercourse or erotic desire; aphrodisiac
[C15: from Latin venereus concerning sexual love, from venus sexual love, from Venus1]
veˈnereally adv

ve•ne•re•al

(vəˈnɪər i əl)

adj.
1. arising from, connected with, or transmitted through sexual intercourse, as an infection.
2. pertaining to conditions so arising.
3. infected with or suffering from a sexually transmitted disease.
4. adapted to the cure of such disease: a venereal remedy.
5. of or pertaining to sexual desire or intercourse.
6. serving or tending to excite sexual desire; aphrodisiac.
[1400–50; < Latin venere(us) of sexual love (see Venus)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.venereal - of or relating to the external sex organsvenereal - of or relating to the external sex organs; "genital herpes"; "venereal disease"
Translations

venereal

[vɪˈnɪərɪəl] ADJvenéreo
venereal diseaseenfermedad f venérea

venereal

adjvenerisch

venereal

[vɪˈnɪərɪəl] adjvenereo/a

ve·ne·re·al

a. venéreo-a, que resulta a consecuencia del acto sexual;
___ diseaseenfermedad ___;
___ wartverruga ___.

venereal

adj (ant) de transmisión sexual, venéreo (ant)
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