Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Inflammation of the urethra.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Inflammation of the urethra.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Med.) Inflammation of the urethra.

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  • noun pathology Inflammation of the urethra.

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  • noun inflammation of the urethra; results in painful urination

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Examples

  • They do so by moving up through the urethra the narrow shaft inside the penis, causing an infection called urethritis.

    Getting Pregnant

  • Which led to the next accident: I impetuously signed up with the Canadian military to pay for my tuition and books, and on graduation, found myself working in a Manitoba artillery base, taking care of 400 twenty-two year olds who had nothing other than boxer's fractures and urethritis wrong with them.

    Kevin Patterson - An interview with author

  • 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!

  • Up to 40 percent of men with urethritis caused by gonorrhea also have an accompanying chlamydial infection.

    A Baby at Last!

  • Still other agents that cause urethritis include viruses, such as genital herpes simplex virus and human papilloma virus, and the protozoan Trichomonas vaginalis.

    A Baby at Last!

  • Other organisms, including Mycoplasma hominis and a related organism, Ureaplasma urealyticum, can also cause urethritis and may impair sperm motility and fertilizing ability.

    A Baby at Last!

  • He would take antispasmodics to deal with prostititis, urethritis, sinusitis, and lots of antibiotics that he had to take.

    CNN Transcript May 24, 2008

  • He would take antispasmodics to deal with prostititis, urethritis, sinusitis, and lots of antibiotics that he had to take.

    CNN Transcript May 25, 2008

  • Hamilton also says he suffered for decades from "postgonoccal urethritis, a less severe but still painful disease usually contracted along with gonorrhea."

    Dysfunctional First Family

  • Films at the Kennedy library reveal other instances, and suggest that the variety of ailments Kennedy had struggled with for a long time — spastic colitis, osteoporosis, prostatitis, urethritis, and Addison's disease (a malfunction of the adrenal gland) — may have been the principal contributing factor.

    As Camelot Began

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