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Definition 1: a doctor's degree in theology - [noun denoting communication]

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  • STD is from the Latin Sanctae Theologiae Doctor

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(std is a kind of ...) one of the highest earned academic degrees conferred by a university

Definition 2: a communicable infection transmitted by sexual intercourse or genital contact - [noun denoting state]

Synonyms for std in the sense of this definition

(std is a kind of ...) any disease easily transmitted by contact

(... is a kind of std ) an infection caused by herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) that is usually transmitted by sexual contact; marked by recurrent attacks of painful eruptions on the skin and mucous membranes of the genital area

(... is a kind of std ) a common venereal disease caused by the bacterium Neisseria gonorrhoeae; symptoms are painful urination and pain around the urethra

(... is a kind of std ) a venereal disease caused by a bacterium of the genus Calymmatobacterium; characterized by a pimply rash of the skin in the genital and groin region

(... is a kind of std ) a common venereal disease caused by the treponema pallidum spirochete; symptoms change through progressive stages; can be congenital (transmitted through the placenta)

(... is a kind of std ) infectious disease caused by a species of chlamydia bacterium; transmitted by sexual contact; characterized by genital lesions and swelling of lymph nodes in the groin

(... is a kind of std ) a sexually transmitted infection caused by bacteria of the genus Chlamydia

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