diseased person


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Noun1.diseased person - a person suffering from an illnessdiseased person - a person suffering from an illness  
unfortunate, unfortunate person - a person who suffers misfortune
anorectic, anorexic - a person suffering from anorexia nervosa
bulimic - a person suffering from bulimia
consumptive, tubercular, lunger - a person with pulmonary tuberculosis
convalescent - a person who is recovering from illness
depressive - someone suffering psychological depression
diabetic - someone who has diabetes
dyspeptic - a person suffering from indigestion
epileptic - a person who has epilepsy
bleeder, haemophile, haemophiliac, hemophile, hemophiliac - someone who has hemophilia and is subject to uncontrollable bleeding
incurable - a person whose disease is incurable
insomniac, sleepless person - someone who cannot sleep
invalid, shut-in - someone who is incapacitated by a chronic illness or injury
lazar, leper - a person afflicted with leprosy
lunatic, madman, maniac - an insane person
manic-depressive - a person afflicted with manic-depressive illness
monomaniac - a person suffering from monomania
narcoleptic - a person who has narcolepsy
neurasthenic - a person suffering a nervous breakdown
mental case, neurotic, psychoneurotic - a person suffering from neurosis
patient - a person who requires medical care; "the number of emergency patients has grown rapidly"
psycho, psychotic, psychotic person - a person afflicted with psychosis
rheumatic - a person suffering with rheumatism
syphilitic - a person suffering from syphilis
valetudinarian - weak or sickly person especially one morbidly concerned with his or her health
spewer, vomiter - a person who vomits
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When a diseased person watches how physicians of different fields and specializations check, examine, study and hold consultations with all experiences and studies of accumulated dozens of years in order to find out a way to help one body with its war with viruses and bacteria, at that moment, that diseased person realizes the magnificence of his/her body and reaches the highest levels of insight at which he/she humbly submits and prays to the Creator of all bodies and universes.
Despite these precautions, he was exposed to the three "ugliest" facts of life--an old man staggering on crutches, a diseased person with crooked limbs and a shroud-covered corpse.
The usual form of TB can lead to the resistant form if a diseased person stops taking the correct medication.