gonorrhea

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From New Latin, from Late Latin gonorrhoia, from Ancient Greek γονόρροια (gonórrhoia), from γόνος (gónos, sperm. seed, offspring) + ῥέω (rhéō, I flow) (ca. 1526).

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gonorrhea (plural gonorrheas)

  1. An STD caused by a species of bacteria (the gonococcus) that affects the mucous membrane of the genital and urinary tracts.

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Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary: Tenth Edition (1997)