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sexually transmitted disease

noun
1.
any disease characteristically transmitted by sexual contact, as gonorrhea, syphilis, genital herpes, and chlamydia.
Abbreviation: STD.
Also called venereal disease.
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sexually transmitted disease in Medicine

sexually transmitted disease n.
Abbr. STD
Any of various diseases, including chancroid, chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis, that are usually contracted through sexual intercourse or other intimate sexual contact.

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sexually transmitted disease in Science
sexually transmitted disease
  (sěk'sh-ə-lē)   
Any of various infectious diseases, such as chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis, that are transmitted through sexual intercourse or other intimate sexual contact. Also called venereal disease.
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