urethritis

[ yoo r-uh-thrahy-tis ]
/ ˌyʊər əˈθraɪ tɪs /

noun Pathology.

inflammation of the urethra.

Origin of urethritis

From New Latin, dating back to 1815–25; see origin at urethr-, -itis

Related forms

u·re·thrit·ic [yoo r-uh-thrit-ik] /ˌyʊər əˈθrɪt ɪk/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for urethritis

urethritis

/ (ˌjʊərɪˈθraɪtɪs) /

noun

inflammation of the urethra

Derived Forms

urethritic (ˌjʊərɪˈθrɪtɪk), adjective

Word Origin for urethritis

C19: from New Latin, from Late Latin urethra
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Medicine definitions for urethritis

urethritis

[ yur′ĭ-thrītĭs ]

n.

Inflammation of the urethra.
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