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sexually transmitted disease
1. (Telecommunications) Brit subscriber trunk dialling
2. (Telecommunications) NZ subscriber toll dialling
3. (Pathology) sexually transmitted disease
4. (Ecclesiastical Terms) Doctor of Sacred Theology
sexually transmitted disease.
Doctor of Sacred Theology.
[< New Latin Sacrae Theologiae Doctor]
Abbreviation of sexually transmitted disease
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|Noun||1.||STD - a communicable infection transmitted by sexual intercourse or genital contact|
sexually transmitted disease, social disease, VD, venereal disease, venereal infection, Venus's curse, Cupid's disease, Cupid's itch, dose
genital herpes, herpes genitalis - an infection caused by herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) that is usually transmitted by sexual contact; marked by recurrent attacks of painful eruptions on the skin and mucous membranes of the genital area
gonorrhea, gonorrhoea, clap - a common venereal disease caused by the bacterium Neisseria gonorrhoeae; symptoms are painful urination and pain around the urethra
granuloma inguinale, granuloma venereum - a venereal disease caused by a bacterium of the genus Calymmatobacterium; characterized by a pimply rash of the skin in the genital and groin region
lues, lues venerea, pox, syph, syphilis - a common venereal disease caused by the treponema pallidum spirochete; symptoms change through progressive stages; can be congenital (transmitted through the placenta)
LGV, lymphogranuloma venereum, lymphopathia venereum - infectious disease caused by a species of chlamydia bacterium; transmitted by sexual contact; characterized by genital lesions and swelling of lymph nodes in the groin
chlamydia - a sexually transmitted infection caused by bacteria of the genus Chlamydia
|2.||STD - a doctor's degree in theology; "STD is from the Latin Sanctae Theologiae Doctor"|
STD[ˌɛstiːˈdiː] n abbr
(British) (=subscriber trunk dialling) → l'automatique m
(=sexually transmitted disease) → MST f(= maladie sexuellement transmissible)