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gonorrhea


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gonorrhea  \Gon`or*rhe"a\,  Gonorrhoea  \Gon`or*rh[oe]"a\,  n.  [L. 
  gonorrhoea,  Gr  ?;  ?  that  which  begets,  semen,  the  genitals  + 
  ?  to  flow:  cf  F.  gonorrh['e]e.]  (Med.) 
  A  contagious  inflammatory  disease  of  the  genitourinary  tract, 
  affecting  especially  the  urethra  and  vagina,  and 
  characterized  by  a  mucopurulent  discharge,  pain  in  urination, 
  and  chordee;  clap. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  gonorrhea 
  n  :  a  common  venereal  disease  caused  by  the  bacterium  Neisseria 
  gonorrhoeae;  symptoms  are  painful  urination  and  pain 
  around  the  urethra  [syn:  {gonorrhoea},  {clap}] 




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