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urethritis

[yoo r-uh-thrahy-tis] /ˌyʊər əˈθraɪ tɪs/
noun, Pathology.
1.
inflammation of the urethra.
Origin of urethritis
1815-1825
From New Latin, dating back to 1815-25; See origin at urethr-, -itis
Related forms
urethritic
[yoo r-uh-thrit-ik] /ˌyʊər əˈθrɪt ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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urethritis

/ˌjʊərɪˈθraɪtɪs/
noun
1.
inflammation of the urethra
Derived Forms
urethritic (ˌjʊərɪˈθrɪtɪk) adjective
Word Origin
C19: from New Latin, from Late Latin urethra
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Word Origin and History for urethritis
n.

1823, from urethra + -itis.

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urethritis in Medicine

urethritis u·re·thri·tis (yur'ĭ-thrī'tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the urethra.

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