nongonococcal
adjective Date: 1961 not caused by a gonococcus <
sexually transmitted nongonococcal urethritis
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  • nongonococcal — non·gono·coc·cal .nän .gän ə käk əl adj not caused by a gonococcus <nongonococcal pelvic inflammatory disease> …   Medical dictionary

  • nongonococcal — ˌ adjective : not caused by a gonococcus nongonococcal urethritis …   Useful english dictionary

  • nongonococcal — adjective Not gonococcal …   Wiktionary

  • nongonococcal — non·gonococcal …   English syllables

  • nongonococcal urethritis — n urethritis caused by a microorganism other than a gonococcus esp urethritis that is sexually transmitted and is caused esp. by a bacterium of the genus Chlamydia (C. trachomatis) or a mycoplasma of the genus Ureaplasma (U. urealyticum) called… …   Medical dictionary

  • nongonococcal urethritis — [nän΄gän΄ə käk′əl] n. an inflammation of the urethra that is spread by sexual contact, having symptoms similar to gonorrhea but caused by organisms (esp. Chlamydia trachomatis) other than the gonococcus …   English World dictionary

  • nongonococcal urethritis — (NGU) (u rě thri tis) Any inflammation of the urethra not caused by Neisseria gonorrhoeae …   Dictionary of microbiology

  • nongonococcal urethritis — /non gon euh kok euhl/, Pathol. 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… …   Universalium

  • nongonococcal urethritis — non•gon•o•coc′cal urethri′tis [[t]nɒnˌgɒn əˈkɒk əl[/t]] n. pat a sexually transmitted infection of the urethra caused by the parasite Chlamydia trachomatis, or the mycoplasma Ureaplasma urealyticum. Abbr.: NGU …   From formal English to slang

  • nongonococcal urethritis — noun sexually transmitted urethritis (usually caused by chlamydia) • Syn: ↑NGU • Hypernyms: ↑urethritis * * * /non gon euh kok euhl/, Pathol. a widespread sexually transmitted infection of the urethra, caused by the parasite Chlamydia trachomatis …   Useful english dictionary

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