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social disease

noun
1.
a venereal disease.
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20
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social dis-ease in Medicine

social disease so·cial disease (sō'shəl)
n.
A sexually transmitted disease; a venereal disease.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
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