Examples from the Web for gonorrhea
Over the next six years new cases of gonorrhea among women statewide declined by 39 percent.
We find rape more traumatic than gonorrhea, even though the physical effects of the STD may be much worse.We Shouldn't Treat Terrorism the Way We Treat Bathroom Falls|Megan McArdle|June 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I have been practicing infectious disease since Bush 41 was president, and I have never seen a person die of gonorrhea.
He went on to suggest that patients with gonorrhea can develop sepsis and die within a few days.
Women were infected with gonorrhea and chlamydia from unsterilized instruments.Why Are the Media Apologizing About Kermit Gosnell Coverage?|Josh Dzieza|April 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Of 266 examined for gonorrhea, 92.1 per cent showed its presence.
It is an unfortunate fact, that in the past,—and even to-day—boys have been told that gonorrhea is no worse than "a bad cold."The Eugenic Marriage, Vol 2 (of 4)|W. Grant Hague
All this about gonorrhea is quite newly discovered—it has set the doctors all by the ears.The Crux|Charlotte Perkins Gilman
A cured case of gonorrhea does not mean immunity from further attacks.Sex|Henry Stanton
Gonorrhea in women is frequently a serious and even fatal disease.
Word Origin and History for gonorrhea
also gonorrhoea, 1520s, from Late Latin gonorrhoia, from gonos "seed" (see gonad) + rhoe "flow," from rhein "to flow" (see rheum). Mucus discharge was mistaken for semen. In early records often Gomoria, etc., from folk etymology association with biblical Gomorrah.
Medicine definitions for gonorrhea
Science definitions for gonorrhea
Culture definitions for gonorrhea
An acute and sexually transmitted disease, caused by bacteria that invade the mucous membranes of the genitals and urinary tract. In women, the disease can also spread to the cervix, fallopian tubes, and ovaries, leading to chronic pelvic pain or infertility. In both sexes, the disease can spread to the joints and skin (or, more rarely, the heart or brain) if left untreated. The disease can be treated with antibiotics.