Kapavac, zapaljenje mokraćne cevi izazvano bakterijom gonokok, spolna bolest; gonorea.
ETYM Latin gonorrhoea, Greek; gonon that which begets, semen, the genitals + rein to flow: cf. French gonorrhée.
(Alternate spelling: gonorrhoea).
A common venereal disease caused by the bacterium Neisseria gonorrhoeae; symptoms are painful urination and pain around the urethra; SYN. gonorrhoea, clap.
Common sexually transmitted disease arising from infection with the bacterium Neisseria gonorrhoeae, which causes inflammation of the genito-urinary tract. After an incubation period of two to ten days, infected men experience pain while urinating and a discharge from the penis; infected women often have no external symptoms.
Bacterial disease of sexual and urinary tract.
Alternate (chiefly British) spelling for gonorrhea.