[ US /dɪˈziz/ ]
[ UK /dɪzˈiːz/ ]
[ UK /dɪzˈiːz/ ]
- an impairment of health or a condition of abnormal functioning
How To Use disease In A Sentence
- Enlarged heart, medically called cardiomegaly, is not a disease, but a symptom of another condition. Foodconsumer.org
- As doctors we are all too aware of the natural causes of death, such as cancer and heart disease, the top killers.
- Sjogren's syndrome "targets and destroys over time the exocrine glands responsible for tear production and saliva -- and is characterized by dryness of the mouth and eyes," said Dr. Michael Belmont, an associate professor of medicine in the division of rheumatology at NYU Langone Medical Center and medical director for Hospital for Joint Diseases. Why Sjogren's syndrome caused Williams to quit U.S. open
- If there was no exudation the disease was called plica sicca. Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine
- And some soil-based diseases not only cause physical symptoms, but create cognitive impairment too, crippling a child's long-term potential. Blake Mycoskie: Today, TOMS Asks You to Go 'One Day Without Shoes'
- Meanwhile, doctors have identified still more reactions to stress that can increase our risk of cardiovascular disease. Times, Sunday Times
- In chronic smoldering cases, inflammatory bowel disease can be misdiagnosed, and treatment with steroids only exacerbates the infection.
- Of course the appendix has always been subject to inflammation, just as it is now, but in former years the disease we call appendicitis bore various names, depending upon the diagnostic skill of the attending physician. Appendicitis
- Pediatricians are once again extremely busy this winter as patients with asthma symptoms - the most common disease among children - are crowding into respiratory clinics.
- When he discovered, in 1954, that dimethylnitrosamine was hepatotoxic he noticed that the poisoned livers contained enlarged cells similar to those seen in veno-occlusive disease.