nongonococcal

adjective

non·​gon·​o·​coc·​cal ˌnän-ˌgä-nə-ˈkä-kəl How to pronounce nongonococcal (audio)
: not caused by a gonococcus
sexually transmitted nongonococcal urethritis

Word History

First Known Use

1961, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nongonococcal was in 1961

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Cite this Entry

“Nongonococcal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nongonococcal. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition

nongonococcal

adjective
non·​gono·​coc·​cal ˌnän-ˌgän-ə-ˈkäk-əl How to pronounce nongonococcal (audio)
: not caused by a gonococcus
nongonococcal pelvic inflammatory disease
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