trichomoniasis

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trich·o·mo·ni·a·sis

 (trĭk′ə-mə-nī′ə-sĭs)
n. pl. trich·o·mo·ni·a·ses (-sēz′)
1. A vaginal infection caused by a trichomonad (Trichomonas vaginalis) and marked by vaginal discharge and itching.
2. An infection caused by trichomonads, as a disease of cattle that commonly results in infertility or abortion in infected cows.

[New Latin Trichomonas, genus name + -iasis.]

trichomoniasis

(ˌtrɪkəʊməˈnaɪəsɪs)
n
1. (Pathology) inflammation of the vagina characterized by a frothy discharge, caused by infection with parasitic protozoa (Trichomonas vaginalis)
2. (Pathology) any infection caused by parasitic protozoa of the genus Trichomonas
[C19: New Latin; see trichomonad, -iasis]

trich•o•mo•ni•a•sis

(ˌtrɪk ə məˈnaɪ ə sɪs)

n.
1. a sexually transmitted disease typically asymptomatic in men and resulting in vaginitis with a copious, frothy discharge and itching in women, caused by a trichomonad, Trichomonas vaginalis.
2. any of various other diseases caused by a trichomonad.
[1915–20]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.trichomoniasis - infection of the vagina
protozoal infection - any infection caused by a protozoan
Translations

trich·o·mo·ni·a·sis

n. trichomoniasis, infestación por Trichomonas.

trichomoniasis

n tricomoniasis f
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