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u·re·thri·tis

 (yo͝or′ĭ-thrī′tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the urethra.
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urethritis

(ˌjʊərɪˈθraɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) inflammation of the urethra
[C19: from New Latin, from Late Latin urethra]
urethritic adj
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u•re•thri•tis

(ˌyʊər əˈθraɪ tɪs)

n.
inflammation of the urethra.
[1815–25]
u`re•thrit′ic (-ˈθrɪt ɪk) adj.
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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.
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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
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Translations

u·re·thri·tis

n. uretritis, infl. aguda o crónica de la uretra.
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urethritis

n uretritis f; non-gonococcal — uretritis no gonocócica
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Iterum Therapeutics announced that the FDA has granted qualified infectious disease product, or QIDP, to the oral and intravenous, or IV, formulations of sulopenem in four new indications, community-acquired bacterial pneumonia, acute bacterial prostatitis, gonococcal urethritis and pelvic inflammatory disease.
Caption: A gram stain of a urethral exudate containing Neisseria gonorrhoeae from a patient with gonococcal urethritis shows typical intracellular gram-negative diplococci and pleomorphic extracellular gram-negative organisms, diagnostic for gonococcal urethritis.
(9) In this context, the observation that the addition of doxycycline to the treatment regimen of gonococcal urethritis was effective in the treatment of post-gonococcal urethritis (PGU) (10) suggested that Mycoplasma genitalium could cause PGU, since this microorganism is often susceptible to tetracyclines.
The Gonococcal urethritis (72 cases) manifested as purulent discharge in 46, as Mucoid discharge in 20 and Mucopurulent discharge in 6 cases.
Neisseria meningitidis urethritis: a case report highlighting clinical similarities to and epidemiological differences from gonococcal urethritis. Sex Transm Dis 2011; 38:439-41.
genitalium is strongly associated with acute gonococcal urethritis, a condition in which it has an etiologic role now well recognized [3].
Gonococcal urethritis was seen in 6.7 % of cases as compared with 7% and 12% in studies by Saikia et al.12 study and Jain VK et al.,11 respectively.
Another study reported urethritis as a cause of stricture in more than 50% cases.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.