Gonorrhoeal
Gonorrheal Gon`or*rhe"al, Gonorrhoeal Gon`or*rh[oe]"al, a. (Med.) Of or pertaining to gonorrhea; as, gonorrheal rheumatism. [1913 Webster]

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  • gonorrhoeal — gon·or·rhoe·al …   English syllables

  • gonorrhoeal — adjective see gonorrhea * * * gonorrhoeˈal or gonorrhoeˈic (also (esp N American) gonorrhēˈal, gonorrhēˈic) adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑gonorrhoea …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gonorrheal — Gon or*rhe al, Gonorrhoeal Gon or*rh[oe] al, a. (Med.) Of or pertaining to gonorrhea; as, gonorrheal rheumatism. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • gleet — [gli:t] noun Medicine a watery discharge from the urethra caused by gonorrhoeal infection. Derivatives gleety adjective Origin ME: from OFr. glette slime, secretion , of unknown origin …   English new terms dictionary

  • gonorrhoea — [ˌgɒnə rɪə] (US gonorrhea) noun a venereal disease involving inflammatory discharge from the urethra or vagina. Derivatives gonorrhoeal adjective Origin C16: via late L. from Gk gonorrhoia, from gonos semen + rhoia flux …   English new terms dictionary

  • gonorrhoea — /gɒnəˈriə / (say gonuh reeuh) noun a contagious disease causing purulent inflammation mainly of the urethra and cervix, but occasionally causing proctitis, ophthalmitis, pharyngitis. Also, gonorrhea. {Late Latin, from Greek gonorrhoia, from gono… …   Australian English dictionary

  • gonorrhoea —   n. bacterial disease of sexual and urinary tract.    ♦ gonorrhoeal,    ♦ gonorrhoeic, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • gonorrhea — or gonorrhoea [gän΄ə rē′ə] n. [LL gonorrhoea < Gr gonorrhoia < gonos, a seed, semen (see GONAD) + rhoia < rheein, to flow: see STREAM] an infectious venereal disease caused by gonococci, characterized by inflammation of the mucous… …   English World dictionary

  • gonorrhoea — n. (US gonorrhea) a venereal disease with inflammatory discharge from the urethra or vagina. Derivatives: gonorrhoeal adj. Etymology: LL f. Gk gonorrhoia f. gonos semen + rhoia flux …   Useful english dictionary

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