Definition of urethritis in English:


Line breaks: ur¦eth|ritis
Pronunciation: /ˌjʊriːˈθrʌɪtɪs


[mass noun] Medicine
  • Inflammation of the urethra.
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    • Other conditions that should be ruled out include bacterial cystitis, urethritis, neoplasia, vaginitis and vulvar vestibulitis.
    • Reiter's syndrome is a type of reactive arthritis that specifically refers to the classic triad of arthritis, conjunctivitis and urethritis.
    • The bacterium - which, when symptomatic, causes purulent discharge, dysuria, and urethritis - can also cause ascending infections leading to pelvic inflammatory disease and infertility.

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