from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A vaginal inflammation caused by a trichomonad (Trichomonas vaginalis) and resulting in a refractory discharge and itching.
- n. An infection caused by trichomonads, as a disease of cattle that commonly results in infertility or abortion in infected cows.
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- n. A common sexually transmitted disease caused by the parasite Trichomonas vaginalis and infecting the urinary tract or vagina.
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- n. infection of the vagina
If they aren't cleaned often, a disease called trichomoniasis can spread between those visiting the feeder, according to the Audubon site.
Indeed, the prevalence rates of some of these conditions, such as toxocariasis (roundworm) and trichomoniasis (commonly called trich) are as high among African Americans in the U.S. as they are in Nigeria, with more than one million cases in our country.
What if I don't get treated for my trichomoniasis infection?
“You have trichomoniasis,” she said, and then folded her arms tight across her chest.
Send in the sample and a lab runs free tests for chlamydia, gonorrhea, and trichomoniasis.
As the jaguars grew scarce, their chief food staple, the capybaras -- a meterlong rodent, the world's largest -- overran farmers 'fields and spread trichomoniasis, a livestock disease that renders cows sterile.
The teens were tested for four infections: human papillomavirus, or HPV, which can cause cervical cancer and affected 18 percent of girls studied; chlamydia, which affected 4 percent; trichomoniasis, 2.5 percent; and genital herpes, 2 percent.
Only 13 percent of women named the human papilloma virus (HPV), and only 3 percent named trichomoniasis.
And because many of the diseases -- HPV, trichomoniasis, chlamydia, hepatitis B-- can fester without causing outward symptoms, millions of carriers have no idea they're infected.
The Associated Press reported that the teens were tested for four infections: human papillomavirus, or HPV, which can cause cervical cancer and affected 18 percent of girls studied; chlamydia, which affected 4 percent; trichomoniasis, 2.5 percent; and genital herpes, 2 percent.