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nongonococcal urethritis


Medical Definition of nongonococcal urethritis

  1. :  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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