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chlamydia
as in:  chlamydia infection


Many doctors suggest that people with multiple sex partners be periodically tested for chlamydia even in the absence of symptoms.
  most common STD caused by the bacterium Chlamydia trachomatis; often has no symptoms or may result in discharge, burning during urination, or long term reproductive complications
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Chlamydia could also refer to the genus of various species of bacteria that cause chlamydia infection and blindness.
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  • Many doctors suggest that people with multiple sex partners be periodically tested for chlamydia even in the absence of symptoms.
  • For the fake email blast sophomore year: Anna Cartullo has chlamydia.
    Lauren Oliver  --  Before I Fall
  • Smarty pants, getting a gun in Gutshot, Tennessee, is easier than getting chlamydia from a hooker.
    John Green  --  An Abundance of Katherines
  • Don’t you think it a little ironic that what follows sexual immorality is herpes, chlamydia, AIDS, syphilis, and gonorrhea?
    Phil Robertson  --  Happy, Happy, Happy: My Life and Legacy as the Duck Commander

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  • Look, you’re married to a woman and she doesn’t have AIDS, chlamydia, syphilis, gonorrhea, or any of the rest of them.
    Phil Robertson  --  Happy, Happy, Happy: My Life and Legacy as the Duck Commander
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Associated words [difficulty]:   chlamydia [9] , AIDS [1] , HIV [3] , syphilis [3] , STD [6] , gonorrhea [6] , venereal disease [7] , genital warts [9]
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