gonorrhea definition

  • noun:
    • A sexually transmitted disease due to gonococcal micro-organisms that impacts the mucous membrane chiefly associated with genital and urinary tracts and is described as an acute purulent discharge and painful or hard urination, though females frequently have no signs.
    • An STD brought on by a species of micro-organisms (the gonococcus) that affects the mucous membrane of this genital and urinary tracts.
    • A contagious inflammatory disease of this genitourinary area, affecting particularly the urethra and vagina, and described as a mucopurulent release, discomfort in urination, and chordee; clap.
    • In pathol., a. particular, contagious, muco-purulent irritation regarding the male urethra and/or feminine vagina and urethra. It would likely be communicated toward conjunctival and rectal mucous membranes.
    • a standard venereal disease caused by the bacterium Neisseria gonorrhoeae; signs tend to be painful urination and discomfort round the urethra

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