Definition of trichomoniasis in English:

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trichomoniasis

Pronunciation: /ˌtrɪkə(ʊ)məˈnʌɪəsɪs/

noun

[mass noun] Medicine
An infection caused by parasitic trichomonads, chiefly affecting the urinary tract, vagina, or digestive system.
Example sentences
  • Chlamydia, gonorrhoea, herpes and trichomoniasis are sexually transmitted infections that can cause vaginal symptoms.
  • The evidence is inconclusive, however, about whether condoms can prevent genital herpes, syphilis, chancroids, chlamydial infection, trichomoniasis, or gonorrhea (in women).
  • Bacterial vaginosis, trichomoniasis, and candidiasis are the most common diseases associated with vaginal discharge.

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