sexually transmitted disease

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noun
  1. any disease characteristically transmitted by sexual contact, as gonorrhea, syphilis, genital herpes, and chlamydia. Abbreviation: STD
Also called venereal disease.

STD

  1. sexually transmitted disease: any disease characteristically transmitted by sexual contact, as gonorrhea, syphilis, genital herpes, and chlamydia.
Compare STI.
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Related Words for sexually transmitted disease

AIDS, gonorrhea, syphilis, herpes, clap, HIV, STD, VD, chancroid, chlamydia, crabs, scabies

British Dictionary definitions for sexually transmitted disease

std

abbreviation for
  1. standard

STD

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

sexually transmitted disease

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

STD

abbr.
  1. sexually transmitted disease
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sexually transmitted disease in Science

sexually transmitted disease

[sĕkshōō-ə-lē]
  1. 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

STD

  1. Abbreviation of sexually transmitted disease
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sexually transmitted disease in Culture

STD

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