gonorrhoea

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n gonorrhoea a common venereal disease caused by the bacterium Neisseria gonorrhoeae; symptoms are painful urination and pain around the urethra
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Usage

In literature:

It is this canal that is inflamed by the disease known as gonorrhoea.
"Searchlights on Health" by B. G. Jefferis and J. L. Nichols
Gonorrhoea in its prevalence is thus only second to measles and in the gravity of its results scarcely second to tuberculosis.
"Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 6 (of 6)" by Havelock Ellis
The Committee made inquiries from competent witnesses as to the present position of the complement fixation test in gonorrhoea.
"Venereal Diseases in New Zealand (1922)" by Committee Of The Board Of Health
Infection with gonorrhoea may occur in the female urethra (or water passage) or in the vagina, etc.
"Safe Marriage" by Ettie A. Rout
Excellent in sharp Gonorrhoeas.
"The Closet of Sir Kenelm Digby Knight Opened" by Kenelm Digby
Many of them are affected with a kind of gonorrhoea.
"The History of Sumatra" by William Marsden
The bursa is also liable to infective conditions, such as acute rheumatism, gonorrhoea, suppuration, or tubercle.
"Manual of Surgery" by Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
He acquired gonorrhoea and syphilis in 1899.
"Studies in Forensic Psychiatry" by Bernard Glueck
The most common of these diseases is gonorrhoea, or clap, as it often is called by men.
"Herself" by E. B. Lowry
In gonorrhoea, Saliodin is a specific.
"The Handy Cyclopedia of Things Worth Knowing" by Joseph Triemens
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In news:

Gonorrhoea strain found to be 'resistant to antibiotics'.
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