- inflammation of the urethra.
Origin of urethritis
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Examples from the Web for urethritis
More than one observer has noticed a susceptibility to urethritis on the part of persons who have had gonorrhoeal rheumatism.
Every stallion suffering from urethritis should be withheld from service, as should mares with leucorrhea.Special Report on Diseases of the Horse
United States Department of Agriculture
He was admitted to the sick list, 9-16-58, diagnosis, "urethritis acute due to gonococcus."Warren Commission (8 of 26): Hearings Vol. VIII (of 15)
The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
- inflammation of the urethra
C19: from New Latin, from Late Latin urethra
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Word Origin and History for urethritis
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- Inflammation of the urethra.
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