Definition of Sexually transmitted disease

1. Noun. A communicable infection transmitted by sexual intercourse or genital contact.


Definition of Sexually transmitted disease

1. Noun. (disease) Any of various diseases that are usually contracted through sexual contact. ¹

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Medical Definition of Sexually transmitted disease

1. A disease, such as genital herpes, gonorrhoea, HIV or chlamydia, whose usual means of transmission is by sexual contact. (09 Oct 1997)

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Literary usage of Sexually transmitted disease

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1. Healthy People 2000: National Health Promotion & Disease Prevention by DIANE Publishing Company (2004)
"In addition, the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), unknown when the 1990 objectives were developed, has emerged as a major sexually transmitted disease ..."

2. Healthy People 2000 by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"Areas of high AIDS and sexually transmitted disease incidence are cities and ... (Baseline: 20 percent of those treated in sexually transmitted disease ..."

3. Guide To Clinical Preventive Services by U. S. Preventive Services Task Force (1989)
"... or have a history of another sexually transmitted disease.2 The Canadian Task Force also recommends screening high-risk groups and pregnant women. ..."

4. Healthy People 2000 Review, 1998-99: National Health Promotion & Disease edited by Diane Wagener, Richard J. Klein (1999)
"Women and children suffer a disproportionate amount of the sexually transmitted disease burden, with pelvic inflammatory disease, infertility, ..."

5. Healthy People 2000: National Health Promotion & Disease Prevention by DIANE Publishing Company (2004)
"In addition, the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), unknown when the 1990 objectives were developed, has emerged as a major sexually transmitted disease ..."

6. Healthy People 2000 by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"Areas of high AIDS and sexually transmitted disease incidence are cities and ... (Baseline: 20 percent of those treated in sexually transmitted disease ..."

7. Guide To Clinical Preventive Services by U. S. Preventive Services Task Force (1989)
"... or have a history of another sexually transmitted disease.2 The Canadian Task Force also recommends screening high-risk groups and pregnant women. ..."

8. Healthy People 2000 Review, 1998-99: National Health Promotion & Disease edited by Diane Wagener, Richard J. Klein (1999)
"Women and children suffer a disproportionate amount of the sexually transmitted disease burden, with pelvic inflammatory disease, infertility, ..."

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