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
It is this canal that is inflamed by the disease known as gonorrhoea.
"Searchlights on Health: Light on Dark Corners" by B.G. Jefferis
The chin-cough seems to resemble the gonorrhoea venerea in several circumstances.
"Zoonomia, Vol. II" by Erasmus Darwin
Examination showed that he was suffering from cystitis, and that this was a sequel of gonorrhoea.
"The Sexual Life of the Child" by Albert Moll
This disease and gonorrhoea are caused by the same poison.
"North American Medical and Surgical Journal, Vol. 2, No. 3, July, 1826" by Various
I did not like them, but had suffered so much from gonorrhoea, that I carried them in my purse in readiness.
"My Secret Life, Volumes I. to III." by Anonymous
Infective vulvitis is nearly always due to gonorrhoea.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 7" by Various
In cases of acute gonorrhoea with much errotic trouble.
"New, Old, and Forgotten Remedies: Papers by Many Writers" by Various
Gonorrhoea is always a dangerous disease.
"Essays In Pastoral Medicine" by Austin ÓMalley
Gonorrhoea: seriousness of, 182; prevalence, 183.
"Being Well-Born" by Michael F. Guyer
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In news:

Gonorrhoea strain found to be 'resistant to antibiotics'.
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