STD


abbreviation

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

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Definition for STD (2 of 3)

std.

standard.

Definition for STD (3 of 3)

S.T.D.

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.