HyperDic: disease

English > 1 sense of the word disease:
NOUNstatediseasean impairment of health or a condition of abnormal functioning
disease > pronunciation
Soundsdihziy'z
RhymesAchilles ... Yerkes: 115 rhymes with iyz...
English > disease: 1 sense > noun 1, state
MeaningAn impairment of health or a condition of abnormal functioning.
Partssign(medicine) any objective evidence of the presence of a disorder or disease
symptom(medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
syndromeA pattern of symptoms indicative of some disease
NarrowerKawasaki disease, mucocutaneous lymph node syndromeAn acute disease of young children characterized by a rash and swollen lymph nodes and fever
Marseilles fever, Kenya fever, Indian tick fever, boutonneuse feverA disease (common in India and around the Mediterranean area) caused by a rickettsia that is transmitted to humans by a reddish brown tick (ixodid) that lives on dogs and other mammals
Meniere's diseaseA disease of the inner ear characterized by episodes of dizziness and tinnitus and progressive hearing loss (usually unilateral)
animal diseaseA disease that typically does not affect human beings
anthraxA disease of humans that is not communicable
aspergillosisdisease especially in agricultural workers caused by inhalation of Aspergillus spores causing lumps in skin and ears and respiratory organs
autoimmune disease, autoimmune disorderAny of a large group of diseases characterized by abnormal functioning of the immune system that causes your immune system to produce antibodies against your own tissues
blackwaterAny of several human or animal diseases characterized by dark urine resulting from rapid breakdown of red blood cells
cat scratch diseaseA disease thought to be transmitted to humans by a scratch from a cat
communicable diseaseA disease that can be communicated from one person to another
complicationAny disease or disorder that occurs during the course of (or because of) another disease
crudAn ill-defined bodily ailment
deficiency diseaseAny disease caused by a lack of an essential nutrient (as a vitamin or mineral)
disease of the neuromuscular junctionA disease characterized by impairment of neuromuscular junctions
endemic, endemic diseaseA disease that is constantly present to a greater or lesser degree in people of a certain class or in people living in a particular location
enteropathyA disease of the intestinal tract
exanthema subitum, roseola infantum, roseola infantilis, pseudorubellaA viral disease of infants and young children
eye diseaseAny disease of the eye
fibrocystic breast disease, fibrocystic disease of the breast, cystic breast disease, cystic mastitisThe presence of one or more cysts in a breast
filariasisA disease caused by nematodes in the blood or tissues of the body causing blockage of lymphatic vessels
genetic disease, genetic disorder, genetic abnormality, genetic defect, congenital disease, inherited disease, inherited disorder, hereditary disease, hereditary conditionA disease or disorder that is inherited genetically
goiter, goitre, struma, thyromegalyabnormally enlarged thyroid gland
incompetenceinability of a part or organ to function properly
inflammatory diseaseA disease characterized by inflammation
liver diseaseA disease affecting the liver
malignancy, malignance(medicine) a malignant state
milk sicknessCaused by consuming milk from cattle suffering from trembles
mimesisAny disease that shows symptoms characteristic of another disease
occupational disease, industrial diseasedisease or disability resulting from conditions of employment / employment (usually from long exposure to a noxious substance or from continuous repetition of certain acts)
onychosisAny disease or disorder of the nails
ozena, ozaenaA chronic disease of the nose characterized by a foul-smelling nasal discharge and atrophy of nasal structures
periarteritis nodosa, polyarteritis nodosaA progressive disease of connective tissue that is characterized by nodules along arteries
periodontal disease, periodontitisA disease that attacks the gum and bone and around the teeth
plant diseaseA disease that affects plants
pycnosis, pyknosisA degenerative state of the cell nucleus
respiratory disease, respiratory illness, respiratory disorderA disease affecting the respiratory system
rheumatismAny painful disorder of the joints or muscles or connective tissues
sandfly fever, pappataci fever, phlebotomusA mild viral disease transmitted by the bite of the sand fly Phlebotomus papatasii
skin disease, disease of the skin, skin disorderA disease affecting the skin
Broaderillness, unwellness, malady, sicknessimpairment of normal physiological function affecting part or all of an organism
Spanishafección, dolencia, enfermedades, enfermedad, mal, patología
Catalanafecció, malaltia, morbositat, patologia

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