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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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std.

  1. standard.
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S.T.D.

  1. Doctor of Sacred Theology.
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Origin of S.T.D.

From the New Latin word Sacrae Theologiae Doctor
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Related Words for std

AIDS, gonorrhea, syphilis, herpes, pox, virus, STD, HIV, clap, VD, chancroid, chlamydia, crabs, scabies, HIV-positive

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British Dictionary definitions for std

std

abbreviation for
  1. standard
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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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std in Medicine

STD

abbr.
  1. sexually transmitted disease
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std in Science

STD

  1. Abbreviation of sexually transmitted disease
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std in Culture

STD

See sexually transmitted disease.

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