nongonococcal urethritis


: 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.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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