Charcot-Marie Tooth Disease

Science / Genetics / Charcot-Marie Tooth Disease: A condition characterized by degeneration of the motor and sensory nerves that control movement and feeling in the arm below the elbow and the leg below the knee: transmitted in autosomal dominant, autosomal recessive and x-linked forms.

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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Mad Cow Disease

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

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

Lyme Disease

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

Inserted-Tooth Cutter

Business / Machine Shop / Inserted-Tooth Cutter: A milling cutter designed with replaceable cutting tooth inserts to save the expense of a new cutter whenever the teeth become damaged or worn. Generally, they are made 6 inches or more in diameter. 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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