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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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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.
Gonococcal urethritis rate was observed to be 7 per cent in STD clinic in Assam Medical College Hospital, Dibrugarh12
Gonococcal urethritis causes painful urination and discharge, although approximately 25% of men have no symptoms.