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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.]
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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]
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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]
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Noun1.trichomoniasis - infection of the vagina
protozoal infection - any infection caused by a protozoan
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Translations

trich·o·mo·ni·a·sis

n. trichomoniasis, infestación por Trichomonas.
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trichomoniasis

n tricomoniasis f
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The STIs include chlamydia, gonorrhea, trichomoniasis and syphilis.
By the end of this day, more than a million people around the world would have acquired a sexually transmitted infection, the World Health Organisation says, expressing concern over lack of progress in stopping their spread among 15-49 year olds.DEBILITATIN In a report released Thursday, WHO said chlamydia, gonorrhoea, trichomoniasis and syphilis four of the most common venereal infections account for more than a million new cases of curable STIs daily.
The annual total of 376 million infections with chlamydia, gonorrhoea, trichomoniasis and syphilis is based on data from 2016.
During the two-week campaign starting Thursday, the organizers will provide people with information about infections such as syphilis, gonorrhea, trichomoniasis and HIV through both traditional and social media, in a bid to improve people's knowledge and awareness about how to prevent STIs, the ministry said.
Professor Patricia Kissinger and a team of researchers found the recommended single dose of medication isn't enough to eliminate trichomoniasis, the most common curable STD, which can cause serious birth complications and make people more susceptible to HIV.
He discusses general information on STDs in relation to sex, risks, definitions, and other topics; types, including chlamydia, gonorrhea, trichomoniasis, genital herpes, genital warts, syphilis, hepatitis B, hepatitis C, HIV, bacterial vaginosis, water warts, chancroid, HPV, pelvic inflammatory disease, mucopurulent cervicitis, lymphogranuloma venereum, yeast infection, crabs, and scabies; signs, symptoms, and diagnosis; and treatment and prevention.
Trichomonas vaginalis is the causative agent of trichomoniasis, a non-ulcerative sexually transmitted disease.
The objective was to estimate the prevalence of gonorrhea, syphilis, herpes simplex virus type 2, chlamydia, bacterial vaginosis and trichomoniasis among women in sub-Saharan Africa.
Evidence supporting a role for water in transmission has been established, but the role of birdseed in the transmission of trichomoniasis remained to be investigated.
vaginalis clinical isolates, thus representing an additional potential risk factor for adverse maternal outcomes during trichomoniasis. In addition, we set up an in vitro model to assess the transmissibility of virulent (i.e., goiC positive) M.
All STIs are preventable, while only gonorrhea (Neisseria gonorrhoeae), Chlamydia trachomatis infection, syphilis, and trichomoniasis (Trichomonas vaginalis) are curable [1, 2].