A disorder of structure or function in a human, animal, or plant, especially one that produces specific signs or symptoms or that affects a specific location and is not simply a direct result of physical injury
herbal preparations to treat tropical diseases
= infectious necrotic hepatitis.
Any disease arising in or primarily affecting the blood or blood cells.
Cyanosis; a condition giving rise to this, especially congenital heart disease or (in later use) methaemoglobinaemia.
An infectious neurological disease affecting horses and other mammal and bird species, caused by an RNA virus (Borna disease virus)
A disease of sheep caused by deficiency in certain minerals, formerly prevalent in coastal southern Australia
Not suffering from, contaminated by, or exposed to a particular disease
Any of various ailments causing weakness and exhaustion, especially influenza or gastroenteritis
Disease resulting from the use of a therapeutic or illegal drug; an instance of this; (Homeopathy) the symptoms produced by a homeopathic remedy, regarded as a guide to its therapeutic use.
Disease which affects the heart
An inflammatory disease characterized at first by a rash, headache, fever, and chills, and later by possible arthritis and neurological and cardiac disorders, caused by bacteria that are transmitted by ticks
Humorous (in nonce-uses), an imaginary affliction of a specified animal, person, etc., especially one causing unusual or erratic behaviour.
Originally: a fungal disease causing the mummification of the fruit of the guava. Now: a disease of cultivated mushrooms characterized by stunting, distortion, and eventual mummification of the fruiting bodies, probably caused by a species of pseudomonas bacterium.
A rare form of progressive dementia, typically occurring in late middle age and often familial, involving localized atrophy of the brain
A disease of children caused by mercury poisoning, characterized by pinkness of parts of the body, restlessness, and photophobia.
Tuberculous inflammation of the vertebral column (tuberculous spondylitis), especially as manifested by kyphosis with some degree of paralysis of the lower extremities.
Asymptomatic or inactive disease.
A syndrome observed in laboratory animals injected as newborns with lymphoid cells from an adult individual, characterized by growth retardation and abnormalities of the liver, spleen, and lymph nodes (later recognized as a form of graft-versus-host disease).
A fungal disease of potatoes which produces warty outgrowths on the tubers
A severe, sometimes fatal, form of leptospirosis transmitted by rats via contaminated water
A disease of honeybees caused by the mite Acarapis woodi which infests the tracheae, potentially rendering them unable to fly; also called Isle of Wight disease.
A disease involving chronic inflammation of the kidneys
Another term for decompression sickness.
A disease in which the small intestine is hypersensitive to gluten, leading to difficulty in digesting food
A disease caused by trypanosomes transmitted by bloodsucking bugs, endemic in South America and causing damage to the heart and central nervous system
Any disease believed to be common or endemic in a particular country, especially a treponemal disease (specifically syphilis or yaws) or dysentery or other diarrhoeal disease (now historical); (in later use also) any disease more common in rural areas than in towns and cities (now rare).
A chronic inflammatory disease of the intestines, especially the colon and ileum, associated with ulcers and fistulae
Full of or causing disease
Any of various diseases or conditions thought to be prevalent in England, especially rickets. Frequently with the. Compare English sickness. Now historical.
A disease recurring in different generations of a family, or occurring in several members of the same generation; a hereditary or genetic disease.
A swelling of the neck and protrusion of the eyes resulting from an overactive thyroid gland
Another name for leprosy.
= chronic fatigue syndrome.
A form of chronic enteritis in cattle and sheep, caused by a mycobacterium
A disease transmitted by contact with infected saliva, especially infectious mononucleosis
= cerebral palsy.
An acute, often fatal, form of hemorrhagic fever. It is caused by a filovirus (Marburg virus) that normally lives in African monkeys
An infectious disease of poultry caused by a herpesvirus that attacks nerves and causes paralysis or initiates widespread tumor formation
A hereditary (autosomal dominant) form of lymphoedema, in which oedema, particularly involving the lower limbs, is present from birth.
Polycythaemia rubra vera (rare).
A chronic disease of elderly people characterized by deterioration of bone tissue, especially in the spine, skull, or pelvis, sometimes causing severe pain; osteitis deformans
A fungal disease of bananas producing yellowing and wilting of the leaves
Osteochondritis involving the epiphysis of the femoral head in children, resulting in pain and progressive deformity of the hip joint.
A lethal disease of grapevines caused by the bacterium Xylella fastidiosa, which infects the xylem, causing progressive wilting and desiccation of the leaves and other plant parts.
A disease affecting potato plants; specifically = potato blight.
A disorder of domestic poultry, of uncertain aetiology and often fatal, characterized by cyanosis of the head and diarrhoea, with monocytosis.
Disease affecting a young plant placed in soil previously occupied by another, typically a mature specimen of a closely related species whose soil-dwelling pathogens attack it; frequently with distinguishing word.