GONORRHE'A, n. [Gr. semen, and to flow.] A morbid discharge in venereal complaints.
GON-OR-RHE'A, n. [Gr. γονος, semen, and ῤεω, to flow.]
A specific contagious inflammation of the male urethra, or the female vagina, attended, from its early stages, with a profuse secretion of much mucus intermingled with a little pus. This secretion contains the contagion of the disease. The disease is not a real gonorrhœa, but a Urethritis or Elytritis.
- A contagious
inflammatory disease of the genitourinary tract, affecting especially
the urethra and vagina, and characterized by a mucopurulent
discharge, pain in urination, and chordee; clap.