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gonorrhoea

  
,   (esp. U.S.)   gonorrhea         
      n   an infectious venereal disease caused by a gonococcus, characterized by a burning sensation when urinating and a mucopurulent discharge from the urethra or vagina  
     (C16: from Late Latin, from Greek, from gonos seed + rhoia flux, flow)  
  gonorrhoeal, gonorrhoeic     (esp. U.S.)  
  gonorrheal, gonorrheic      adj  
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