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venereal

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

ve·ne·re·al dis·ease

cypridophobia, venereophobia.

venereal disease

n. Abbr. VD
A sexually transmitted disease.

venereal disease

venereal disease

A largely retired term for sexually transmitted infection(s).

venereal disease

 Sexually transmitted disease, see there.

sex·u·al·ly trans·mit·ted dis·ease

(STD) (sek'shū-ă-lē tranz-mit'ĕd di-zēz')
Any contagious disease acquired through sexual contact (e.g., syphilis, gonorrhea, chancroid, genital warts, AIDS).
Synonym(s): sexually transmitted infection, venereal disease.

venereal disease

any contagious disease transmitted usually during sexual intercourse, such as GONORRHOEA or SYPHILIS.

Venereal disease

Another term for sexually transmitted disease.
venereal disease a group of contagious diseases acquired by intimate oral/genital contact or sexual intercourse

sex·u·al·ly trans·mit·ted dis·ease

(STD) (sek'shū-ă-lē tranz-mit'ĕd di-zēz')
Contagious disease acquired during sexual contact (e.g., syphilis, gonorrhea, chancroid).
Synonym(s): venereal disease, sexually transmitted infection.

venereal disease (vənir´ēəl),

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 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.

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Whereas the alleged hyper-sexuality of Africans had previously been the basis for arguing that legislative measures to control prostitution would be ineffective, now the alleged lack of shame that Africans possessed around the epidemiological consequences of their supposed sexual licentiousness became the basis for arguing that legislation to curb venereal diseases by compelling infected people to seek treatment was unnecessary.
He hoped the new governors would 'develop the hospital so that it would become the principal hospital in Dublin for venereal disease in women'.
6) This approach will help to elucidate the specific manifestations of the German variant of pro-natalism and the broader ramifications for individuals in the context of venereal disease control and marriage counselling.
A feminist and social reformer established in Liverpool, Josephine Butler, became the charismatic leader of the repeal campaign that followed the promulgation of these Acts, designed to avoid the spread of venereal disease in the armed forces.
Further changes to the norm which regulate responsibility for contamination with a venereal disease were performed in the USSR after the end of the Second World War which was reflected in the Article 115 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Soviet Federated Socialist Republic in 1960.
6%) were positive for Venereal Disease Research Laboratory (VDRL) test.
In 1864, the Contagious Diseases Acts allowed for prostitutes infected with venereal diseases to be kept locked in hospitals for up to a year.
Prostitutes were fined and arrested; men were treated in prophylactic "stations" that the Venereal Disease Control Officers assigned to each unit set up wherever the Army went stateside and overseas.
Rudnick (American studies, U of Massachusetts, Boston) uses these newly available writings to explore how venereal disease functioned as the unconscious manifestation of guilt and shame in Victorian and post-Victorian eras.
Those poems might be like these poems, evocative in every way of their namesake: trickster god of lyric poetry, alchemical mystical principle, nineteenth-century cure for venereal disease, thermometer's measure, messenger and gambler, childhood plaything that poisons the child who cannot help but touch it.
Luci Xi: Prostitution and Venereal Disease in Colonial Hanoi Vu Trong Phung Translated, with an introduction, by Shaun Kingley Malarney University of Hawai'i Press, Honolulu, 2011, pp.
According to the Cyprus Dermatological and Venereal Disease Society (DAEK) who held a news conference on the issue yesterday, the main causes of the cancer -- that are on the rise - are excessive exposure to the sun, and climate change.