Meaning of trichomoniasis


Pronunciation: (trik"u-mu-nī'u-sis), [key]
— n. Pathol.
  1. a sexually transmitted disease typically asymptomatic in men and resulting in vaginitis with a copious, frothy discharge and itching in women, caused by a trichomonad Trichomonas vaginalis.
  2. any of various other diseases caused by a trichomonad.
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