nasal-gleet

nasal gleet

noun Veterinary Pathology.
gleet ( def 2 ).
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gleet

[gleet]
noun
1.
Pathology.
a.
a thin, morbid discharge, as from a wound.
b.
persistent or chronic gonorrhea.
2.
Also called nasal gleet. Veterinary Pathology. an inflammation of the nasal passages of a horse, producing a thick discharge.

Origin:
1300–50; Middle English glete < Middle French glete, Old French glette < Latin glittus sticky

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gleet (ɡliːt)
 
n
1.  inflammation of the urethra with a slight discharge of thin pus and mucus: a stage of chronic gonorrhoea
2.  the pus and mucus discharged
 
[C14: from Old French glette slime, from Latin glittus sticky]
 
'gleety
 
adj

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gleet (glēt)
n.

  1. Inflammation of the urethra resulting from chronic gonorrhea and characterized by a mucopurulent discharge.

  2. The discharge that is characteristic of this inflammation. Also called medorrhea.


gleet'y adj.
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