Trichomoniasis meaning

trĭkə-mə-nīə-sĭs
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A vaginal infection caused by a trichomonad (Trichomonas vaginalis) and marked by vaginal discharge and itching.
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An infection caused by trichomonads, as a disease of cattle that commonly results in infertility or abortion in infected cows.
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Infestation with trichomonads.
  • A vaginitis in women caused by a trichomonad (Trichomonas vaginalis) and characterized by a heavy discharge.
  • A disease of cows caused by a trichomonad (Trichomonas foetus) and resulting in temporary infertility and sometimes abortion.
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A vaginal infection caused by a trichomonad (Trichomonas vaginalis) and marked by vaginal discharge and itching.
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An infection caused by trichomonads, as a disease of cattle that commonly results in infertility or abortion in infected cows.
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(pathology) A common sexually transmitted disease caused by the parasite Trichomonas vaginalis and infecting the urinary tract or vagina.
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Origin of trichomoniasis

  • New Latin Trichomonas genus name –iasis

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition