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venereal

 [vĕ-nēr´e-al]
pertaining to, related to, or transmitted by sexual contact.

ve·ne·re·al

(ve-nē'rē-ăl),
Relating to or resulting from sexual intercourse.
[L. Venus (vener-), goddess of love]

venereal

/ve·ne·re·al/ (vĕ-nēr´e-al) due to or propagated by sexual intercourse.

venereal

(və-nîr′ē-əl)
adj.
1.
a. Transmitted by sexual intercourse.
b. Of or relating to a sexually transmitted disease.
2. Of or relating to sexual intercourse.
3. Of or relating to the genitals.

venereal

[vənir′ē·əl]
Etymology: L, Venus, goddess of love
pertaining to or caused by sexual intercourse or genital contact.

venereal

adjective Referring to sexual contact, after Venus, Roman goddess of love. See Sexually-transmitted disease.

ve·ne·re·al

(vĕ-nēr'ē-ăl)
Relating to or resulting from sexual intercourse.
[L. Venus (vener-), goddess of love]

venereal

Pertaining to love. The term is seldom, if ever, used in its strict sense and has come to be indissolubly associated with disease spread during coitus. Today, however, even in this context the word has a very old-fashioned, even archaic, ring and has been almost universally replaced by the less emotive ‘sexually-transmitted’. From the Latin Venus , the Roman goddess of love.

venereal

due to or propagated by sexual intercourse. In human medicine now called sexually transmitted disease (STD).

venereal balanoposthitis and vulvitis
of sheep, see ulcerative dermatosis.
canine transmissible venereal tumor (TVT)
occurs mainly on the genitalia, but sometimes other cutaneous sites, of dogs and bitches. The tumor, which is most common in certain geographic areas, especially where dogs roam freely, is transmitted by coitus and may regress spontaneously. The tumor cells contain only 59 chromosomes, compared with the normal complement of 78 in dogs. Called by a variety of names including Sticker's tumor or sarcoma, contagious venereal tumor, venereal granuloma, transmissible lymphosarcoma, transmissible reticulum cell tumor, and infectious sarcoma.
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Canine transmissible venereal tumor on the penis. By permission from Kummel BA, Color Atlas of Small Animal Dermatology, Mosby, 1989
venereal disease
a contagious disease usually acquired by sexual intercourse or other genital contact. See also ulcerative dermatosis.
venereal epididymitis and vaginitis
of cattle, see epivag.
venereal spirochetosis
see spirochetosis (2).
venereal vulvitis/balanitis
of horses, see equine coital exanthema.

Patient discussion about venereal

Q. SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES how many types are there?

A. Gonorrhea, syphillis, Hepatitis B, Human Papilloma Virus, HIV, urethritis..
The rest of the list, I think lixurion had already shared you the link, just read on that link..

Q. Is hepatitis a sexually transmitted disease? I mean hepatitis B and C mainly…

A. yes, hepatitis B is an STD, while hepatitis C is less likely caused by sexual transmitted disease.
hepatitis C usually transmitted through drugs usage and blood transfusion

Q. Are cold sores contagious? My boyfriend has cold sores on his mouth. Can I catch it from him? If so, how can I prevent catching it?

A. Cold sores contain the HSV-1 virus, which is the herpes simplex virus . While your boyfriend has cold sores, he should wash his hands often, especially after touching his face. He shouldn't share cups and eating utensils with others since he is very contagious. You should not kiss him or touch the cold sores either, in order not to be infected.

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Condylomata lata, similar to those seen in venereal syphilis and yaws, can occur.
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The third is the reluctance and oftentimes refusal in America to discuss venereal diseases.
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Given that one of the driving forces behind the institution of the stricter anti-prostitution measures was the escalating rate of venereal diseases amongst European military personnel, it should come as no surprise that one of the areas raided during the first anti-prostitution drive was Sekondi-Takoradi, where the largest contingent of Royal Air Force (RAF) personnel was located.
Genital warts, also known as condylomata acuminate (other names include penile warts, venereal warts; Condyloma), are caused by the human papillomavirus: benign cellular outgrowths with HPV Types 6 and 11 causing 90% of genital warts cases.
This is also a venereal disease spread by natural mating.
A report launched yesterday by Animal Aid said mares are riddled with venereal disease as a result of being constantly pregnant.
While the companies make claims based on slightly different scientific principles, I cannot help thinking that they are modern versions of yesteryear's traveling salesmen, peddling aphrodisiacs, pick-me-ups, and cures for venereal diseases and sexual dysfunction.
Rochester, who died at 33 of a venereal disease that ate away his nose (he attended Parliament wearing a silver replacement), is not particularly likeable.
Laid up to recover from a toxic treatment for a venereal disease, McKay produced the previously unpublished Baudelaire-inflected cluster he titled "The Clinic" around 1923.
Parents might also be concerned if their child comes down with a venereal disease.