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Lexikoneinträge für VD : venereal disease

Addison's disease () A morbid condition causing a peculiar brownish discoloration of the skin, and thought, at one time, to be due to disease of the suprarenal capsules (two flat triangular bodies covering the upper part of the kidneys), but now known not to be dependent upon this causes exclusively. It is usually fatal.
Basedow's disease () A disease characterized by enlargement of the thyroid gland, prominence of the eyeballs, and inordinate action of the heart
Bright's disease () An affection of the kidneys, usually inflammatory in character, and distinguished by the occurrence of albumin and renal casts in the urine. Several varieties of Bright's disease are now recognized, differing in the part of the kidney involved, and in the intensity and course of the morbid process.
Disease (n.) Lack of ease
Disease (n.) An alteration in the state of the body or of some of its organs, interrupting or disturbing the performance of the vital functions, and causing or threatening pain and weakness
Disease (v. t.) To deprive of ease
Disease (v. t.) To derange the vital functions of
Graves' disease () Same as Basedow's disease.
Hodgkin's disease () A morbid condition characterized by progressive anaemia and enlargement of the lymphatic glands
Meniere's disease () A disease characterized by deafness and vertigo, resulting in incoordination of movement. It is supposed to depend upon a morbid condition of the semicircular canals of the internal ear. Named after Meniere, a French physician.
Pott's disease () Caries of the vertebrae, frequently resulting in curvature of the spine and paralysis of the lower extremities
Thomsen's disease () An affection apparently congenital, consisting in tonic contraction and stiffness of the voluntary muscles occurring after a period of muscular inaction.
Venereal (a.) Of or pertaining to venery, or sexual love
Venereal (a.) Arising from sexual intercourse
Venereal (a.) Adapted to the cure of venereal diseases
Venereal (a.) Adapted to excite venereal desire
Venereal (a.) Consisting of, or pertaining to, copper, formerly called by chemists Venus.
Venereal (n.) The venereal disease

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surveillance of disease the ongoing systematic collection and analysis of data about an infectious disease that can lead to action being taken to control or prevent the disease
Borrelia burgdorferi
Lime disease spirochete
cause of Lyme disease, transmitted primarily by ticks of genus Ixodes
genital wart
venereal wart
condyloma acuminatum
verruca acuminata
a small benign wart on or around the genitals and anus
tin pest
tin disease
tin plague
the transformation of ordinary white tin into powdery grey tin at very cold temperatures
Center for Disease Control and Prevention
CDC
a federal agency in the Department of Health and Human Services, located in Atlanta, investigates and diagnoses and tries to control or prevent diseases (especially new and unusual diseases)
pink disease fungus
Corticium salmonicolor
fungus causing pink disease in citrus and coffee and rubber trees etc
cardiovascular disease a disease of the heart or blood vessels
celiac disease a disorder in children and adults, inability to tolerate wheat protein (gluten), symptoms include foul-smelling diarrhea and emaciation, often accompanied by lactose intolerance
glandular disease
gland disease
glandular disorder
adenosis
a disorder of the glands of the body
decompression sickness
aeroembolism air embolism gas embolism caisson disease
bends
pain resulting from rapid change in pressure
disease an impairment of health or a condition of abnormal functioning
disease of the neuromuscular junction a disease characterized by impairment of neuromuscular junctions
Banti's disease
Banti's syndrome
a disease characterized by congestion and enlargement of the spleen, accompanied by anemia or cirrhosis
pulmonary anthrax
inhalation anthrax
anthrax pneumonia
ragpicker's disease
ragsorter's disease
woolsorter's pneumonia
woolsorter's disease
a form of anthrax infection acquired by inhalation of dust containing Bacillus anthracis, initial symptoms (chill and cough and dyspnea and rapid pulse) are followed by extreme cardiovascular collapse
cat scratch disease a disease thought to be transmitted to humans by a scratch from a cat
endemic
endemic disease
a 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
idiopathic disease
idiopathic disorder
idiopathy
any disease arising from internal dysfunctions of unknown cause
monogenic disorder
monogenic disease
an inherited disease controlled by a single pair of genes
polygenic disorder
polygenic disease
an inherited disease controlled by several genes at once
Kawasaki disease
mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome
an acute disease of young children characterized by a rash and swollen lymph nodes and fever, of unknown cause
Meniere's disease a disease of the inner ear characterized by episodes of dizziness and tinnitus and progressive hearing loss (usually unilateral)
occupational disease
industrial disease
disease or disability resulting from conditions of employment (usually from long exposure to a noxious substance or from continuous repetition of certain acts)
Paget's disease
osteitis deformans
a disease of bone occurring in the middle aged and elderly, excessive bone destruction sometimes leading to bone pain and fractures and skeletal deformities
periodontal disease
periodontitis
a disease that attacks the gum and bone and around the teeth
pyorrhea pyorrhoea pyorrhea alveolaris
Riggs' disease
chronic periodontitis, purulent inflammation of the teeth sockets
nervous disorder
neurological disorder
neurological disease
a disorder of the nervous system
brain disorder
encephalopathy
brain disease
any disorder or disease of the brain
myoclonus epilepsy
Lafora's disease
epilepsy characterized by clonus of muscle groups and progressive mental deterioration and genetic origin
paralysis agitans
Parkinsonism
Parkinson's disease
Parkinson's syndrome
Parkinson's
shaking palsy
a degenerative disorder of the central nervous system characterized by tremor and impaired muscular coordination
Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
CJD
Jakob-Creutzfeldt disease
rare (usually fatal) brain disease (usually in middle age) caused by an unidentified slow virus, characterized by progressive dementia and gradual loss of muscle control
coronary heart disease a heart disease due to an abnormality of the arteries that supply blood and oxygen to the heart
heart disease
cardiopathy
a disease of the heart
amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
ALS
Lou Gehrig's disease
thickening of tissue in the motor tracts of the lateral columns and anterior horns of the spinal cord, results in progressive muscle atrophy that starts in the limbs
arteriosclerosis
arterial sclerosis
hardening of the arteries
induration of the arteries
coronary-artery disease
sclerosis of the arterial walls
atherosclerosis
coronary artery disease
a stage of arteriosclerosis involving fatty deposits (atheromas) inside the arterial walls, thus narrowing the arteries
valvular heart disease heart disease caused by stenosis of the cardiac valves and obstructed blood flow or caused by degeneration and blood regurgitation
kidney disease
renal disorder
nephropathy
nephrosis
a disease affecting the kidneys
nephritis
Bright's disease
an inflammation of the kidney
polycystic kidney disease
PKD
kidney disease characterized by enlarged kidneys containing many cysts, often leads to kidney failure
liver disease a disease affecting the liver
Addison's disease
Addison's syndrome
hypoadrenalism
hypoadrenocorticism
a glandular disorder caused by failure of function of the cortex of the adrenal gland and marked by anemia and prostration with brownish skin
Cushing's disease
hyperadrenalism
a glandular disorder caused by excessive ACTH resulting in greater than normal functioning of the adrenal gland, characterized by obesity
Graves' disease
exophthalmic goiter
exophthalmos occurring in association with goiter, hyperthyroidism with protrusion of the eyeballs
communicable disease a disease that can be communicated from one person to another
contagious disease
contagion
any disease easily transmitted by contact
infectious disease a disease transmitted only by a specific kind of contact
severe combined immunodeficiency
severe combined immunodeficiency disease
SCID
a congenital disease affecting T cells that can result from a mutation in any one of several different genes, children with it are susceptible to infectious disease, if untreated it is lethal within the first year or two of life
epidemic disease any infectious disease that develops and spreads rapidly to many people
a venereal disease
VD
venereal infection
social disease
Cupid's itch
Cupid's disease
Venus's curse
dose
sexually transmitted disease
STD
a communicable infection transmitted by sexual intercourse or genital contact
infectious mononucleosis
mononucleosis
mono
glandular fever
kissing disease
an acute disease characterized by fever and swollen lymph nodes and an abnormal increase of mononuclear leucocytes or monocytes in the bloodstream, not highly contagious, some believe it can be transmitted by kissing
leprosy
Hansen's disease
chronic granulomatous communicable disease occurring in tropical and subtropical regions, characterized by inflamed nodules beneath the skin and wasting of body parts, caused by the bacillus Mycobacterium leprae
Pott's disease TB of the spine with destruction of vertebrae resulting in curvature of the spine
rickettsial disease
rickettsiosis
infectious disease caused by ticks or mites or body lice infected with rickettsial bacteria
tsutsugamushi disease
scrub typhus
transmitted by larval mites and widespread in Asia
rheumatic heart disease heart disease caused by recurrent episodes of rheumatic fever, characterized by changes in the myocardium or scarring of the heart valves that reduce the power of the heart to pump blood
pulmonary tuberculosis
consumption
phthisis
wasting disease
white plague
involving the lungs with progressive wasting of the body
respiratory disease
respiratory illness
respiratory disorder
a disease affecting the respiratory system
chronic obstructive pulmonary disease a nonreversible lung disease that is a combination of emphysema and chronic bronchitis, usually patients have been heavy cigarette smokers
Legionnaires' disease acute (sometimes fatal) lobar pneumonia caused by bacteria of a kind first recognized after an outbreak of the disease at an American Legion convention in Philadelphia in , characterized by fever and muscle and chest pain and headache and chills and a dry cough
anthracosis
black lung
black lung disease
coal miner's lung
lung disease caused by inhaling coal dust
respiratory distress syndrome
respiratory distress syndrome of the newborn
hyaline membrane disease
an acute lung disease of the newborn (especially the premature newborn), lungs cannot expand because of a wetting agent is lacking, characterized by rapid shallow breathing and cyanosis and the formation of a glassy hyaline membrane over the alveoli
genetic disease
genetic disorder
genetic abnormality
genetic defect
congenital disease
inherited disease
inherited disorder
hereditary disease
hereditary condition
a disease or disorder that is inherited genetically
cystic fibrosis
CF
fibrocystic disease of the pancreas
pancreatic fibrosis
mucoviscidosis
the most common congenital disease, the child's lungs and intestines and pancreas become clogged with thick mucus, caused by defect in a single gene, no cure is known
Gaucher's disease a rare chronic disorder of lipid metabolism of genetic origin
Hirschsprung's disease
congenital megacolon
congenital condition in which the colon does not have the normal network of nerves, there is little urge to defecate so the feces accumulate and cause megacolon
Huntington's chorea
Huntington's disease
hereditary disease, develops in adulthood and ends in dementia
Hurler's syndrome
Hurler's disease
gargoylism
dysostosis multiplex
lipochondrodystrophy
hereditary disease (autosomal recessive) consisting of an error is mucopolysaccharide metabolism, characterized by severe abnormalities in development of skeletal cartilage and bone and mental retardation
neurofibromatosis
von Recklinghausen's disease
autosomal dominant disease characterized by numerous neurofibromas and by spots on the skin and often by developmental abnormalities
maple syrup urine disease
branched chain ketoaciduria
an inherited disorder of metabolism in which the urine has a odor characteristic of maple syrup, if untreated it can lead to mental retardation and death in early childhood
McArdle's disease an inherited disease in which abnormal amounts of glycogen accumulate in skeletal muscle, results in weakness and cramping
autosomal dominant disease
autosomal dominant disorder
a disease caused by a dominant mutant gene on an autosome
autosomal recessive disease
autosomal recessive defect
a disease caused by the presence of two recessive mutant genes on an autosome
myotonic muscular dystrophy
myotonic dystrophy
myotonia atrophica
Steinert's disease
a severe form of muscular dystrophy marked by generalized weakness and muscular wasting that affects the face and feet and hands and neck, difficult speech and difficulty with the hands that spreads to the arms and shoulders and legs and hips, the onset can be any time from birth to middle age and the progression is slow, inheritance is autosomal dominant
Niemann-Pick disease a disorder of lipid metabolism that is inherited as an autosomal recessive trait
sickleell anemia
sickleell anaemia
sickleell disease
crescentell anemia
crescentell anaemia
drepanocytic anemia
drepanocytic anaemia
a congenital form of anemia occurring mostly in blacks, characterized by abnormal blood cells having a crescent shape
Spielmeyer-Vogt disease
juvenile amaurotic idiocy
a congenital progressive disorder of lipid metabolism having an onset at age and characterized by blindness and dementia and early death
Tay-Sachs disease
Tay-Sachs
Sachs disease
infantile amaurotic idiocy
a hereditary disorder of lipid metabolism occurring most frequently in individuals of Jewish descent in eastern Europe, accumulation of lipids in nervous tissue results in death in early childhood
Werdnig-Hoffman disease autosomal recessive disease in which the degeneration of spinal nerve cells and brain nerve cells leads to atrophy of skeletal muscles and flaccid paralysis, death usually occurs in early childhood
hemophilia
haemophilia
bleeder's disease
congenital tendency to uncontrolled bleeding, usually affects males and is transmitted from mother to son
hemophilia B
haemophilia B
Christmas disease
a clotting disorder similar to hemophilia A but caused by a congenital deficiency of factor IX
von Willebrand's disease
angiohemophilia
vascular hemophilia
a form of hemophilia discovered by Erik von Willebrand, a genetic disorder that is inherited as an autosomal recessive trait, characterized by a deficiency of the coagulation factor and by mucosal bleeding
inflammatory disease a disease characterized by inflammation
pelvic inflammatory disease
PID
inflammation of the female pelvic organs (especially the Fallopian tubes) caused by infection by any of several microorganisms (chiefly gonococci and chlamydia), symptoms are abdominal pain and fever and foul-smelling vaginal discharge
Guinea worm disease
Guinea worm
dracunculiasis
a painful and debilitating infestation contracted by drinking stagnant water contaminated with Guinea worm larvae that can mature inside a human's abdomen until the worm emerges through a painful blister in the person's skin
candidiasis
moniliasis
monilia disease
an infection caused by fungi of the genus Monilia or Candida (especially Candida albicans)
autoimmune disease
autoimmune disorder
any 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
Still's disease
juvenile rheumatoid arthritis
a form of rheumatoid arthritis that affects children, large joints become inflamed and bone growth may be retarded
osteoarthritis
degenerative arthritis
degenerative joint disease
chronic breakdown of cartilage in the joints, the most common form of arthritis occurring usually after middle age
blood disease
blood disorder
a disease or disorder of the blood
Hand-Schuller-Christian disease
Schuller-Christian disease
inflammatory histiocytosis associated with disturbance of cholesterol metabolism, occurs chiefly in young children and is characterized by cystic defects of the skull and diabetes insipidus
deficiency disease any disease caused by a lack of an essential nutrient (as a vitamin or mineral)
fibrocystic breast disease
fibrocystic disease of the breast
cystic breast disease
cystic mastitis
the presence of one or more cysts in a breast
kakke disease the endemic form of beriberi
hemochromatosis
iron-storage disease
iron overload
bronzed diabetes
pathology in which iron accumulates in the tissues, characterized by bronzed skin and enlarged liver and diabetes mellitus and abnormalities of the pancreas and the joints
Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease
hereditary motor and sensory neuropathy
a form of neuropathy that can begin between childhood and young adulthood, characterized by weakness and atrophy of the muscles of the hands and lower legs, progression is slow and individuals affected can have a normal life span, inheritance is X-linked recessive or X-linked dominant
osteopetrosis
Albers-Schonberg disease
marble bones disease
an inherited disorder characterized by an increase in bone density, in severe forms the bone marrow cavity may be obliterated
chestnut blight
chestnut canker
chestnut-bark disease
a disease of American chestnut trees
leaf disease any plant disease localized in the foliage
potato blight
potato mold
potato disease
potato mildew
potato murrain
a blight of potatoes
skin disease
disease of the skin
skin disorder
a disease affecting the skin

 

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