nongonococcal urethritis

[ non-gon-uh-kok-uhl yoor-uh-thrahy-tis ]

  1. a widespread sexually transmitted infection of the urethra, caused by the parasite Chlamydia trachomatis, or the mycoplasm Ureaplasma urealyticum, characterized in males by painful urination and discharge from the penis and in females by frequent, painful urination and cervical erosion. Abbreviation: NGU

Origin of nongonococcal urethritis


Words Nearby nongonococcal urethritis Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023