noun (or gonorrhoea or the clap)
Etymology: From < gonorrhoia < Ancient Greek (polytonic, ) (gonorroia) < (polytonic, ) (gonos) "sperm. seed, offspring" and (polytonic, á) (rheÅ) "I flow" (ca. 1526)
- An STD caused by a species of bacteria that affects the mucous membrane of the genital and urinary tracts.
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