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disease

 [dĭ-zēz´]
a definite pathological process having a characteristic set of signs and symptoms. It may affect the whole body or any of its parts, and its etiology, pathology, and prognosis may be known or unknown. For specific diseases, see under the specific name, as addison's disease. See also illness, mal, sickness, and syndrome.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

mal·a·dy

(mal'ă-dē),
A disease or illness.
Synonym(s): maladie
[Fr. maladie, illness]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

malady

(măl′ə-dē)
n. pl. mala·dies
1. A disease, disorder, or ailment.
2. An unwholesome condition: the malady of discontent.
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malady

An older poetic (i.e., non-medical) term for a condition, disease, sickness or illness.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

mal·a·dy

(mal'ă-dē)
A disease or illness.
[Fr. maladie, illness]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

malady

Any disease, disorder or illness.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
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