from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • abbr. nongonococcal urethritis

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  • n. sexually transmitted urethritis (usually caused by chlamydia)


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  • Any discharge from the urethra not caused by gonorrhea is called NGU.


  • About half of the men with nongonococcal urethritis NGU, that is, inflammation of the urethra not due to gonorrhea, and almost half of those with acute infections of the epididymis, are infected with chlamydia.

    A Baby at Last!

  • He's left-handed and has the letters "NGU," for "Never Give Up," written in black marker on his Rawlings glove.

    Despite health challenge, senior athlete stays in the lineup

  • NGU.EN: And an ultimatum from Iran: They are demanding that the West renegotiate a U. N.-backed deal aimed at keeping enriched uranium out of Iran, or the Islamic republic will go ahead and enrich nuclear fuel on its own.

    CNN Transcript Jan 3, 2010

  • NGU.EN: All right, Ivan Watson joining us by phone, and as he noted, the deadliest month for U. S.-led forces in the Afghan War.

    CNN Transcript Jul 18, 2009

  • NGU.EN: Screening, finger printing, no-fly lists, all efforts to keep would-be terrorists out of the U. S, but the threat is still there and experts say it is coming from one of America's closest allies.

    CNN Transcript Feb 9, 2008

  • NGU.EN: Yes, since 2006, the battle between the U. S.-backed government and Islamic extremists have left close to one million Somalis homeless and hopeless.

    CNN Transcript Apr 5, 2008

  • NGU.EN: Also, the U. S.-led war in Iraq produced hundreds of thousands of refugees, but only a few thousand will be allowed into the U.S. next year.

    CNN Transcript Mar 4, 2007

  • NGU.EN: Afghan and U.S. military officials are investigating reports that up to 130 people were killed in a U. S.-led attack in southern Afghanistan.

    CNN Transcript Jun 30, 2007

  • NGU.EN: Global leaders, Hollywood's A list, CEOs and decision makers from the world's most powerful companies, even the head of the U. N.'s atomic watchdog agency.

    CNN Transcript Jan 25, 2007


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