blennorrhoeamedical dictionary

1. Rarely used term for any mucous discharge, especially from the urethra or vagina.

2. In ophthalmic usage, was synonymous with conjunctivitis, but is now obsolete.

Synonyms: blennorrhagia, myxorrhoea.

Origin: blenno-+ G. Rhoia, a flow

American spelling: blennorrhea

(05 Mar 2000)