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gleet

 [glēt]
1. chronic gonorrheal urethritis.
2. a urethral discharge, especially one that is mucous or purulent.
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gleet

(glēt),
Obsolete term for a chronic urethral discharge following gonorrhea.
[M.E. glet, slime, fr. O.Fr. glette, fr. L. glittus, sticky]
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gleet

(glēt)
n. Archaic
1. Inflammation of the urethra characterized by a mucopurulent discharge.
2. The discharge that is characteristic of this inflammation.

gleet′y adj.
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gleet

A discharge of mucus and pus from the URETHRA as in GONORRHOEA.
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