Disease Vectors

Business / Agriculture / Disease Vectors: Plants or animals that harbor and carry disease organisms which may attack crops or livestock.

Other Words for Disease

Disease Noun Synonyms: blight, cancer, virus, plague, contagion
Disease Adjective Synonyms: sickness, affliction, ailment, malady, illness, infection, complaint, disorder, condition, infirmity, disability, murrain, bug
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Occupational Illness-Disease

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Occupational Illness-Disease: Defined by OSHA as 'any abnormal condition or disorder, other than one resulting from an occupational injury, caused by exposure to factors associated with employment.' MORE

Parkinsons Disease

Science / Psychiatry / Parkinsons Disease: A disease mostly affecting middle-aged and elderly people characterized by tremors and rigid, slow movement. MORE

Periodontal Disease

Health / Dentistry / Periodontal Disease: The inflammation and infection of gums, ligaments, bone, and other tissues surrounding the teeth. Gingivitis and periodontitis are the two main forms of periodontal disease. Also called gum disease or MORE

Mad Cow Disease

Business / Agriculture / Mad Cow Disease: The common term used for bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE). MORE

Lyme Disease

Health / Disease / Lyme Disease: A zoonotic disease vectored by ticks. Small mammals are the main reservoir species. MORE

Huntington Disease

Science / Biology / Huntington Disease: A progressive and fatal disorder of the nervous system that develops between the ages of 30 and 50 years; caused by an expansion of a trinucleotide repeat and inherited as a dominant trait. MORE

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