sexually transmitted disease


noun

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

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Also called venereal disease.

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Definition for sexually transmitted disease (2 of 2)

STD

sexually transmitted disease: any disease characteristically transmitted by sexual contact, as gonorrhea, syphilis, genital herpes, and chlamydia.
Compare STI.
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British Dictionary definitions for sexually transmitted disease (1 of 2)

std

abbreviation for

standard

British Dictionary definitions for sexually transmitted disease (2 of 2)

STD

abbreviation for

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Medical definitions for sexually transmitted disease (1 of 2)

sexually transmitted disease

n.

Any of various diseases, including chancroid, chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis, that are usually contracted through sexual intercourse or other intimate sexual contact.

Medical definitions for sexually transmitted disease (2 of 2)

STD

abbr.

sexually transmitted disease
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Scientific definitions for sexually transmitted disease (1 of 2)

sexually transmitted disease
[ sĕkshōō-ə-lē ]

Any of various infectious diseases, such as chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis, that are transmitted through sexual intercourse or other intimate sexual contact. Also called venereal disease

Scientific definitions for sexually transmitted disease (2 of 2)

STD

Abbreviation of sexually transmitted disease
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Cultural definitions for sexually transmitted disease

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