pertaining to, related to, or transmitted by sexual contact.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
n. Abbr. VD
A sexually transmitted disease.
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venereal disease A largely retired term for sexually transmitted infection(s).
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.
venereal disease Sexually transmitted disease, see there.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
sex·u·al·ly trans·mit·ted dis·ease (STD) (sek'shū-ă-lē tranz-mit'ĕd di-zēz')
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
venereal disease any contagious disease transmitted usually during sexual intercourse, such as GONORRHOEA or SYPHILIS.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
Another term for sexually transmitted disease.
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
sex·u·al·ly trans·mit·ted dis·ease(STD) (sek'shū-ă-lē tranz-mit'ĕd di-zēz')
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Patient discussion about venereal disease
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.More discussions about venereal disease
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