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Definition 1: an impairment of health or a condition of abnormal functioning - [noun denoting state]

(disease is a kind of ...) impairment of normal physiological function affecting part or all of an organism

(... is a kind of disease ) any disease caused by a lack of an essential nutrient (as a vitamin or mineral)

(... is a kind of disease ) 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

(... is a kind of disease ) a disease characterized by inflammation

(... is a kind of disease ) a disease or disorder that is inherited genetically

(... is a kind of disease ) a disease affecting the respiratory system

(... is a kind of disease ) a viral disease of infants and young children; characterized by abrupt high fever and mild sore throat; a few days later there is a faint pinkish rash that lasts for a few hours to a few days

(... is a kind of disease ) a disease that can be communicated from one person to another

(... is a kind of disease ) a disease affecting the liver

(... is a kind of disease ) the presence of one or more cysts in a breast

(... is a kind of disease ) abnormally enlarged thyroid gland; can result from underproduction or overproduction of hormone or from a deficiency of iodine in the diet

(... is a kind of disease ) a disease caused by nematodes in the blood or tissues of the body causing blockage of lymphatic vessels

(... is a kind of disease ) a chronic disease of the nose characterized by a foul-smelling nasal discharge and atrophy of nasal structures

(... is a kind of disease ) a disease that affects plants

(... is a kind of disease ) a disease that typically does not affect human beings

(... is a kind of disease ) any disease of the eye

(... is a kind of disease ) (medicine) a malignant state; progressive and resistant to treatment and tending to cause death

(... is a kind of disease ) a disease affecting the skin

(... is a kind of disease ) a mild viral disease transmitted by the bite of the sand fly Phlebotomus papatasii

(... is a kind of disease ) a disease that attacks the gum and bone and around the teeth

(... is a kind of disease ) a progressive disease of connective tissue that is characterized by nodules along arteries; nodules may block the artery and result in inadequate circulation to the particular area

(... is a kind of disease ) any painful disorder of the joints or muscles or connective tissues

(... is a kind of disease ) disease especially in agricultural workers caused by inhalation of Aspergillus spores causing lumps in skin and ears and respiratory organs

(... is a kind of disease ) a disease of humans that is not communicable; caused by infection with Bacillus anthracis followed by septicemia

(... is a kind of disease ) any of several human or animal diseases characterized by dark urine resulting from rapid breakdown of red blood cells

(... is a kind of disease ) a disease thought to be transmitted to humans by a scratch from a cat

(... is a kind of disease ) any disease or disorder that occurs during the course of (or because of) another disease

"bed sores are a common complication in cases of paralysis"

(... is a kind of disease ) an ill-defined bodily ailment

"he said he had the crud and needed a doctor"

(... is a kind of 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

(... is a kind of disease ) a disease of the intestinal tract

(... is a kind of disease ) inability of a part or organ to function properly

(... is a kind of disease ) an acute disease of young children characterized by a rash and swollen lymph nodes and fever; of unknown cause

(... is a kind of disease ) any disease or disorder of the nails

(... is a kind of disease ) disease or disability resulting from conditions of employment (usually from long exposure to a noxious substance or from continuous repetition of certain acts)

(... is a kind of disease ) any disease that shows symptoms characteristic of another disease

(... is a kind of disease ) caused by consuming milk from cattle suffering from trembles

(... is a kind of disease ) a disease of the inner ear characterized by episodes of dizziness and tinnitus and progressive hearing loss (usually unilateral)

(... is a kind of disease ) a 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

(... is a kind of disease ) a degenerative state of the cell nucleus

(... is a kind of disease ) a disease characterized by impairment of neuromuscular junctions

(disease is a part of ...) (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease

(disease is a part of ...) (medicine) any objective evidence of the presence of a disorder or disease

"there were no signs of asphyxiation"

(disease is a part of ...) a pattern of symptoms indicative of some disease

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