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Meaning of GONORRHEA

Pronunciation:  `gânu'reeu

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 Definition: A contagious bacterial infection spread through sexual contact, including vaginal, oral or anal sex. Also called "the clap," it is one of the most commonly infectious diseases in the world. It is treated with antibiotics.
 
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 Related Terms: acquired syphilis, balanitis gangrenosa, cerebral tabes, chancre, chancroid, clap, claps, climatic bubo, congenital syphilis, constitutional syphilis, dose, dose of clap, fifth venereal disease, French disease, general paresis, granuloma inguinale, granuloma venereum, great pox, hard chancre, latent syphilis, locomotor ataxia, morbus Gallicus, paralytic dementia, paresis, pox, pudendal ulcer, simple chancre, social disease, soft chancre, Spanish pox, syph, syphilis, syphilitic meningoencephalitis, tabes, tabes dorsales, tertiary syphilis, tropical bubo, VD, venereal disease
 

 

 

 

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