trichomoniasis

noun tricho·mo·ni·a·sis \ ˌtri-kə-mə-ˈnī-ə-səs \

Definition of trichomoniasis

plural trichomoniases play \-ˌsēz\
: infection with or disease caused by trichomonads: such as
a : a human sexually transmitted disease occurring especially as vaginitis with a persistent discharge and caused by a trichomonad (Trichomonas vaginalis) that may also invade the male urethra and bladder
b : a venereal disease of domestic cattle marked by abortion and sterility
c : one or more diseases of various birds resembling blackhead

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Origin and Etymology of trichomoniasis

New Latin, from Trichomonas + -iasis


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trichomoniasis

noun tricho·mo·ni·a·sis \ ˌtrik-ə-mə-ˈnī-ə-səs \

medical Definition of trichomoniasis

plural trichomoniases play \-ˌsēz\
: infection with or disease caused by trichomonads: as
a : a human sexually transmitted disease occurring especially as vaginitis with a persistent discharge and caused by a trichomonad (Trichomonas vaginalis) that may also invade the male urethra and bladder
b : a venereal disease of domestic cattle caused by a trichomonad (T. foetus) and marked by abortion and sterility
c : one or more diseases of various birds caused by trichomonads (especially T. gallinae) and resembling blackhead called also roup

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