Definition of Nongonococcal urethritis

1. Noun. Sexually transmitted urethritis (usually caused by chlamydia).

Exact synonyms: Ngu
Generic synonyms: Urethritis



Medical Definition of Nongonococcal urethritis

1. Urethritis not resulting from gonococcal infection. Venereally transmitted Chlamydia trachomatis is the most common cause. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Nongonococcal Urethritis

nonglycosidic
nonglycosylated
nonglyphic
nongnostic
nongoal
nongoalkeeper
nongoalkeepers
nongoals
nongod
nongods
nongold
nongolf
nongolfer
nongolfers
nongonococcal
nongonococcal urethritis (current term)
nongonorrheal
nongoodness
nongoods
nongourmet
nongoverned
nongoverning
nongovernment
nongovernmental
nongovernmental organization
nongraceful
nongraded
nongradual
nongraduate
nongraduates

Literary usage of Nongonococcal urethritis

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Text-book of Urology in Men, Women and Children, Including Urinary and by Victor Cox Pedersen (1919)
"nongonococcal urethritis.—nongonococcal urethritis is much less obvious in the female than in the male on account of the short urethra and wide open vulva. ..."

2. White and Martin's Genito-urinary surgery and venereal diseases by James William White (1918)
"It usually runs a somewhat typical course—one longer and attended with more complications than nongonococcal urethritis. ..."

3. Healthy People 2000: National Health Promotion & Disease Prevention by DIANE Publishing Company (2004)
"... Chlamydia trachomatis infections, as measured by a decrease in the incidence of nongonococcal urethritis to no more than 170 cases per 100000 people. ..."

4. Healthy People 2000 by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"... Chlamydia trachomatis infections, as measured by a decrease in the incidence of nongonococcal urethritis to no more than 170 cases per 100000 people. ..."

5. Guide To Clinical Preventive Services by U. S. Preventive Services Task Force (1989)
"... infections each year in the United States.1 This organism is responsible for about half of all cases of nongonococcal urethritis and acute epididymitis ..."

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