Complete Definition of "gonorrhea"

English

Etymology
From NL. < LL. gonorrhoia < AGr. polytonic|γονόρροια (gonorroia) < polytonic|γόνος (gonos) "sperm. seed, offspring" and polytonic|ῥέω (rheō) "I flow" (ca. 1526)

Noun
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gonorrhea (or gonorrhoea or the clap)

  1. An STD caused by a species of bacteria that affects the mucous membrane of the genital and urinary tracts.

Translations
Arabic: Arab|سيلان|السيلان (as-sayalān) m
Chinese:
:Mandarin: 淋病 (línbìng)
Dutch: gonorroe
French: blennorragie f
Neapolitan: scarfatura f
Polish: rzeczączka f
Russian: гонорея (gonoréja) f, парижский насморк (parížskij násmork) m

Alternative spellings
gonorrhoea (British English)

Synonyms
the clap

References
Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary: Tenth Edition (1997)

Category:Diseases
Category:Sexually transmitted diseases

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