- Lack of ease; uneasiness; trouble; vexation; disquiet. - An alteration in the state of the body or of some of its
organs, interrupting or disturbing the performance of the vital
functions, and causing or threatening pain and weakness; malady;
affection; illness; sickness; disorder; -- applied figuratively to the
mind, to the moral character and habits, to institutions, the state,
2 . Disease
[ v. t.]
- To deprive of ease; to disquiet; to trouble; to
distress. - To derange the vital functions of; to afflict with
disease or sickness; to disorder; -- used almost exclusively in the
Specified (dread) disease policy Specified (dread) disease policy is a limited policy that covers only certain diseases listed in the policy, such as cancer, multiple sclerosis, or muscular dystrophy. Specified (dread) disease policy also called a
Venereal disease Venereal disease is the disease transmitted through sexual intercourse. In some instances, if left untreated, brain damage can result.
Disease-Prone Personality Disease-Prone Personality type in which the individual responds to stress with negative affect and unhealthy behavior patterns, resulting in
Chronic disease Chronic disease is the disease of long duration, often not detected in its early stages, from which the patient will not recover. Examples include
Acute disease Acute disease is a short-term disease (such as influenza or pneumonia) from which a person either dies or recovers.
Disease and nonbattle injury Disease and nonbattle injury— All illnesses and injuries not resulting from enemy or terrorist action or caused by conflict. Also called DNBI.
Occupational illness disease Occupational illness/disease can be 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."
Communicable disease Communicable disease can be defined as any condition that is transmitted directly or indirectly to a person from an infected person or animal through the agency
Nosocomial disease Nosocomial disease describing or pertaining to disease acquired in the hospital.
Autoimmune disease Autoimmune disease is a condition in which the body develops an immunological reaction against its own tissues.