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  • 41Disease — Human disease redirects here. For the Slayer song, see Soundtrack to the Apocalypse. Flare up redirects here. For the Transformers character, see Flareup (Transformers). Medical condition redirects here. For the descriptive terminology using… …

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  • 42disease — /dI zi:z/ noun 1 (C, U) an illness or unhealthy condition in your body, especially one caused by infection: eye/liver/kidney etc disease: Heart disease runs in our family. | cause disease: filthy insanitary conditions that cause disease |… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 43Infectious mononucleosis — A specific viral infection (with the Epstein Barr virus) in which there is an increase of white blood cells that are mononuclear (with a single nucleus) "Mono" and "kissing disease" are popular terms for this very common… …

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  • 44infectious — 1. A disease capable of being transmitted from person to person, with or without actual contact. 2. SYN: infective. 3. Denoting a disease due to the action of a microorganism. * * * in·fec·tious in fek shəs adj 1) capable of causing infection… …

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  • 45infectious — in|fec|tious [ ın fekʃəs ] adjective * 1. ) an infectious disease is one that can spread from one person to another: The condition is highly infectious. a ) used about a person or animal that has an infectious disease: The animals were still… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 46infectious */ — UK [ɪnˈfekʃəs] / US adjective 1) a) an infectious disease is one that can spread from one person to another The condition is highly infectious. b) used about a person or animal that has an infectious disease The animals were still infectious when …

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  • 47Infectious Diseases Society of America — The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) is a medical association representing physicians, scientists and other health care professionals who specialize in infectious diseases. IDSA’s purpose is to improve the health of individuals,… …

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  • 48infectious — [ɪnˈfekʃəs] adj 1) an infectious disease can spread from one person to another The condition is highly infectious.[/ex] 2) behaviour that is infectious makes other people behave in the same way His enthusiasm was infectious.[/ex] an infectious… …

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  • 49infectious mononucleosis — noun 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 • Syn: ↑mononucleosis,… …

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  • 50disease — In a strict or literal sense, any departure from a perfect norm of health, even including some ailments which are more or less trivial. Mutual Life Ins. Co. v Simpson, 88 Tex 333. Better understood in a legal sense as an ailment or disorder of an …

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  • 51infectious — adjective Date: 1542 1. a. capable of causing infection < viruses and other infectious agents > b. communicable by infection < an infectious disease > compare contagious 2. that corrupts or contaminates 3. spreading or capable of spreading&#8230; …

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  • 52infectious necrotic hepatitis — a usually fatal infectious disease of sheep, and occasionally cattle, pigs, and horses, caused by multiplication of Clostridium novyi in areas of hepatic necrosis from liver flukes, with resultant septicemia. Called also black disease …

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  • 53infectious bovine rhinotracheitis — ¦rī(ˌ)nōˌ noun Etymology: New Latin rhinotracheitis, from rhin + tracheitis : a disease of cattle caused by a herpesvirus (genus Varicellovirus) and characterized by inflammation and ulceration of the nasal cavities and trachea * * * /ruy noh&#8230; …

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  • 54infectious — adjective 1) infectious disease Syn: contagious, communicable, transmittable, transferable, spreadable; epidemic; informal catching; dated infective 2) her laughter is infectious Syn: irresistible, compelling, persuasive, contagious …

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  • 55Disease, Tsutsugamushi — Scrub typhus, a mite borne infectious disease caused by a microorganism, Rickettsia tsutsugamushi, characteristically with fever, headache, a raised (macular) rash, swollen glands (lymphadenopathy) and a dark crusted ulcer (called an eschar or&#8230; …

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  • 56infectious mononucleosis — noun Date: 1920 an acute infectious disease caused by the Epstein Barr virus and characterized by fever, swelling of lymph nodes, and lymphocytosis …

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  • 57infectious mononucleosis — (mono; mon o nu kle o sis) An acute, self limited infectious disease of the lymphatic system caused by the Epstein Barr virus and characterized by fever, sore throat, lymph node and spleen swelling, and the proliferation of monocytes and abnormal …

    Dictionary of microbiology

  • 58infectious bovine rhinotracheitis — /ruy noh tray kee uy tis/, Vet. Pathol. an infectious disease of cattle, characterized by inflammation and congestion of the respiratory passages and caused by a herpes virus. Abbr.: IBR Also called red nose. [RHINO + TRACHEITIS] * * * …

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  • 59Infectious bursal disease — (IBD) is a highly contagious disease of young chickens caused by infectious bursal disease virus (IBDV),cite book |chapterurl=http://www.horizonpress.com/rnav|author=Caston et al|year=2008|chapter=Infectious Bursal Disease Virus&#8230; …

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  • 60Infectious bovine keratoconjunctivitis — Infectious bovine keratoconjunctivitis, or IBK, is a veterinary infection of cattle caused by Moraxella bovis, a gram negative, β haemolytic, aerobic, rod shaped bacterium. It is spread by direct contact or by the common fly serving as a vector.&#8230; …

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