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STD

1.
sexually transmitted disease: any disease characteristically transmitted by sexual contact, as gonorrhea, syphilis, genital herpes, and chlamydia.
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S.T.D.

1.
Doctor of Sacred Theology.
Origin of S.T.D.
From the New Latin word Sacrae Theologiae Doctor
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std

abbreviation
1.
standard

STD

abbreviation
1.
subscriber trunk dialling
2.
(NZ) subscriber toll dialling
3.
sexually transmitted disease
4.
Doctor of Sacred Theology
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STD in Medicine

STD abbr.
sexually transmitted disease

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STD in Science
STD  
Abbreviation of sexually transmitted disease
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STD in Culture

STD definition


See sexually transmitted disease.

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