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Definition 1: a disease transmitted only by a specific kind of contact - [noun denoting state]

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

(... is a kind of infectious disease ) any of a variety of infectious intestinal diseases resembling typhoid fever

(... is a kind of infectious disease ) an acute viral disease marked by inflammation of nerve cells of the brain stem and spinal cord

(... is a kind of infectious disease ) either of two infectious diseases transmitted to humans by the bite of a rat or mouse; characterized by fever and headache and nausea and skin eruptions

(... is a kind of infectious disease ) infectious disease caused by ticks or mites or body lice infected with rickettsial bacteria

(... is a kind of infectious disease ) marked by recurring high fever and transmitted by the bite of infected lice or ticks; characterized by episodes of high fever and chills and headache and muscle pain and nausea that recur every week or ten days for several months

(... is a kind of infectious disease ) a severe disease chiefly of children and characterized by painful inflammation of the joints and frequently damage to the heart valves

(... is a kind of infectious disease ) epidemic in the 15th and 16th centuries and characterized by profuse sweating and high mortality

(... is a kind of infectious disease ) infection transmitted by inhalation or ingestion of tubercle bacilli and manifested in fever and small lesions (usually in the lungs but in various other parts of the body in acute stages)

(... is a kind of infectious disease ) serious infection marked by intestinal inflammation and ulceration; caused by Salmonella typhosa ingested with food or water

(... is a kind of infectious disease ) a disease of the respiratory mucous membrane

(... is a kind of infectious disease ) an infectious tropical disease resembling syphilis in its early stages; marked by red skin eruptions and ulcerating lesions

(... is a kind of infectious disease ) an acute contagious viral disease characterized by fever and by swelling of the parotid glands

(... is a kind of infectious disease ) infectious disease characterized by inflammation of the meninges (the tissues that surround the brain or spinal cord) usually caused by a bacterial infection; symptoms include headache and stiff neck and fever and nausea

(... is a kind of infectious disease ) a serious (often fatal) disease of the immune system transmitted through blood products especially by sexual contact or contaminated needles

(... is a kind of infectious disease ) infectious bacterial disease of human beings transmitted by contact with infected animals or infected meat or milk products; characterized by fever and headache

(... is a kind of infectious disease ) an acute intestinal infection caused by ingestion of contaminated water or food

(... is a kind of infectious disease ) an infectious disease of the tropics transmitted by mosquitoes and characterized by rash and aching head and joints

(... is a kind of infectious disease ) an infection of the intestines marked by severe diarrhea

(... is a kind of infectious disease ) any infectious disease that develops and spreads rapidly to many people

(... is a kind of infectious disease ) inflammation of the liver caused by a virus or a toxin

(... is a kind of infectious disease ) viral diseases causing eruptions of the skin or mucous membrane

(... is a kind of infectious 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

(... is a kind of infectious 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

(... is a kind of infectious disease ) an infectious disease of animals and humans (especially newborn or immunosuppressed persons) caused by the bacterium Listeria monocytogenes; in sheep and cattle the infection frequently involves the central nervous system and causes various neurological symptoms

(... is a kind of infectious disease ) caused by a flavivirus transmitted by a mosquito

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