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Definition of "trichomoniasis" []

  • A vaginal inflammation caused by a trichomonad (Trichomonas vaginalis) and resulting in a refractory discharge and itching. (noun)
  • An infection caused by trichomonads, as a disease of cattle that commonly results in infertility or abortion in infected cows. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "trichomoniasis" in a sentence
  • "If they aren't cleaned often, a disease called trichomoniasis can spread between those visiting the feeder, according to the Audubon site."
  • "Indeed, the prevalence rates of some of these conditions, such as toxocariasis (roundworm) and trichomoniasis (commonly called trich) are as high among African Americans in the U.S. as they are in Nigeria, with more than one million cases in our country."
  • "What if I don't get treated for my trichomoniasis infection?"