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abbreviation
sexually transmitted disease: any disease characteristically transmitted by sexual contact, as gonorrhea, syphilis, genital herpes, and chlamydia.
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Other definitions for STD (2 of 3)

std.

abbreviation
standard.

Other definitions for STD (3 of 3)

S.T.D.

abbreviation
Doctor of Sacred Theology.

Origin of S.T.D.

From New Latin Sacrae Theologiae Doctor
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British Dictionary definitions for STD (1 of 2)

std

abbreviation for
standard

British Dictionary definitions for STD (2 of 2)

STD

abbreviation for
subscriber trunk dialling
NZ subscriber toll dialling
sexually transmitted disease
Doctor of Sacred Theology
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Medical definitions for STD

STD

abbr.
sexually transmitted disease
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Scientific definitions for STD

STD

Abbreviation of sexually transmitted disease
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Cultural definitions for STD

The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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