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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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Azithromycin treatment failure in Mycoplasma genitalium-positive patients with nongonococcal urethritis is associated with induced macrolide resistance.
If the patient were symptomatic for T vaginalis urethritis, diagnostic testing for T vaginalis would be considered medically necessary.
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.
AN INCREASE IN Neisseria meningitidis (Nm)-associated urethritis among men at two U.S.
Neisseria meningitidis (Nm) urogenital infections, although less common than infections caused by Neisseriagonorrhoeae (Ng), have been associated with urethritis, cervicitis, proctitis, and pelvic inflammatory disease.
UTI is a general term encompassing urethritis, cystitis and pyelonephritis.
In the 1980s a new species of Mycoplasma was isolated from the urogenital tract of men with nongonococcal urethritis, Mycoplasma genitalium.
Risk factors for bacterial prostatitis are stricture of the urethra, urinary tract instrumentation (i.e., transrectal biopsy of the prostate gland), or urethritis due to sexually transmitted pathogens (8, 9).
The etiology of stricture was largely gonococal urethritis in the past which has now passed to modern age motor vehicle accidents and iatrogenic trauma.
These include urethritis, epididymitis and reactive arthritis.
Acute urinary tract infection can either be lower urinary tract infection (urethritis and cystitis) or upper urinary tract infection (acute pyelonephritis).
The causes of the strictures were classified as previous urethritis (infective/inflammatory), external trauma (perineal or straddle injury, pelvic fracture or gunshot wound), internal (iatrogenic) trauma (catheterisation or transurethral resection) and idiopathic (Table 1).