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disease

EN[dɪˈziːz] [dɪˈziz] [-iːz]
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WDisease
  • A disease is a particular abnormal condition, a disorder of a structure or function, that affects part or all of an organism. The causal study of disease is called pathology.
  • Death due to disease is called death by natural causes. There are four main types of disease: pathogenic disease, deficiency disease, hereditary disease, and physiological disease. Diseases can also be classified as communicable and non-communicable.
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    Definition of disease in English Dictionary

  • NounPLdiseasesPREdis-SUF-ase
    1. (pathology) An abnormal condition of a human, animal or plant that causes discomfort or dysfunction; distinct from injury insofar as the latter is usually instantaneously acquired.
      1. The tomato plants had some kind of disease that left their leaves splotchy and fruit withered.
    2. (by extension) Any abnormal or harmful condition, as of society, people's attitudes, way of living etc.
      1. Lack of ease; uneasiness; trouble; vexation; disquiet.
      2. VerbSGdiseasesPRdiseasingPT, PPdiseased
        1. OBS To cause unease; to annoy, irritate.
          1. To infect with a disease.
          2. More Examples
            1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
              • Multiple pathways are involved in the resolution of existing and progressing fibroproliferative diseases [32 ], which will ultimately lead to different outcomes when they become deregulated.
              • It was shown that penalized regressions are usually robust and provide better accuracy than nonpenalized methods for disease prediction.
              • A 5-ml venous blood sample was taken from some people with characteristic or query echinococcosis or alveococcosis images or with hydatid disease surgical history.
            2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
              • The main potential applications are postprostatectomy and postradiotherapy, diabetes associated erectile dysfunction, and Peyronie's disease.
              • Recent advances in surgical resection and combination therapy have significantly improved the 5 year survival for a subset of patients with oligometastatic disease.
              • More recently, other biological drugs, such as ustekinumab, ixekizumab, tofacitinib, secukinumab and briakinumab, have targeted immunological mediators of the disease.
          • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
            1. Morphemes
              • Prefixes
                • Words by prefix
                  • Words prefixed with dis-
              • Nouns
                • Countable nouns
                • Verbs
                Related Links:
                1. en diseases
                2. en diseased
                3. en diseasedly
                4. en diseaseful
                5. en diseaseless
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                Grammatically, this word "disease" is a morpheme, more specifically, a prefixe. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb.
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