urethritis

(redirected from gonococcal urethritis)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.
Related to gonococcal urethritis: gonococcal arthritis

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
References in periodicals archive ?
The Gonococcal urethritis (72 cases) manifested as purulent discharge in 46, as Mucoid discharge in 20 and Mucopurulent discharge in 6 cases.
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.
Neisseria meningitidis urethritis: a case report highlighting clinical similarities to and epidemiological differences from gonococcal urethritis.
genitalium is strongly associated with acute gonococcal urethritis, a condition in which it has an etiologic role now well recognized [3].
10 Preventive campaigns and widespread use of condoms can protect not only against human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) but gonococcal urethritis as well.
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.
6% culture positivity among suspected male gonococcal urethritis patients in their evaluation study of NOW gonorrhoea test.