Definition of


  1. (noun, state) a common venereal disease caused by the bacterium Neisseria gonorrhoeae; symptoms are painful urination and pain around the urethra

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Synonyms of Gonorrhea

clap, gonorrhoea

Origin of the word Gonorrhea

  1. 1526, from L.L. gonorrhoia, from gonos "seed" + rhoe "flow," from rhein "to flow" (see rheum). Mucus discharge was mistaken for semen. In early records often Gomoria, etc., from folk etymology association with biblical Gomorrah. more

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Words that sound like Gonorrhea

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