spermatorrhoea


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spermatorrhoea

(spər-măt′ə-rē′ə, spûr′mə-tə-)
n. Chiefly British
Variant of spermatorrhea.

sper·ma·tor·rhe·a

(spĕr'mă-tōr-ē'ă)
An involuntary discharge of semen, without orgasm.
Synonym(s): spermatorrhoea.
[spermato- + G. rhoia, a flow]

spermatorrhoea

Involuntary discharge of semen without orgasm.
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(41.) As already noted, some early cures for spermatorrhoea--cauterisation of the urethra with silver nitrate or other caustic substances and castration--were hardly "innocuous"; in 1861 the Lancet reported the death of a young man as a result of the cauterisation procedure administered by Richard Dawson, author of An essay on spermatorrhoea and urinary deposits: see Lancet 1861 (2), 635-7.