nongonococcal urethritis

noun

: urethritis caused by a microorganism other than a gonococcus
especially : urethritis that is sexually transmitted and is caused especially by a bacterium of the genus Chlamydia (C. trachomatis) or of the genus Ureaplasma (U. urealyticum)

called also nonspecific urethritis

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“Nongonococcal urethritis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/nongonococcal%20urethritis. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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