Definition of Contagious disease

1. Noun. Any disease easily transmitted by contact.




Medical Definition of Contagious disease

1. An infectious disease transmissible by direct or indirect contact; now used synonymously with communicable disease. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Contagious Disease

contacts
contactual
contadino
contagia
contagion
contagioned
contagionist
contagionists
contagions
contagious
contagious abortion
contagious agalactia
contagious bovine pleuropneumonia
contagious bovine pyelonephritis
contagious caprine pleuropneumonia
contagious disease (current term)
contagious distribution
contagious ecthyma
contagious ecthyma virus of sheep
contagious pustular dermatitis
contagious pustular stomatitis virus
contagiously
contagiousness
contagium
contain
containable
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Literary usage of Contagious disease

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Annual Report by Illinois Farmers' Institute (1899)
"Only those animals or individuals contract a contagious disease that, by reason of the condition of the system at the time of exposure, are susceptible. ..."

2. Proceedings by Philadelphia County Medical Society (1897)
"Communicable by contact ; catching ; as a contagious disease ; second, containing or generating contagion ; pestilential ; as, ..."

3. Proceedings by Philadelphia County Medical Society (1897)
"These words have been used in very diverse senses; but in general a contagious disease has been considered аз one which is caught from another by contact, ..."

4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"The Board of Agriculture has the power to dose the ports of the United Kingdom against live animals from any country in which contagious disease is known to ..."

5. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1855)
"Here is the residence of a family converted into a temporary hospital ; and Is it possible that no one should contract a contagious disease ? ..."

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