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venereal disease

noun

Simple Definition of venereal disease

  • medical : a disease (such as gonorrhea or syphilis) that is passed from one person to another through sexual intercourse

Full Definition of venereal disease

  1. :  a contagious disease (as gonorrhea or syphilis) that is typically acquired in sexual intercourse — compare std

1658

First Known Use of venereal disease

1658


Medical Dictionary

venereal disease

noun

Medical Definition of venereal disease

  1. :  a contagious disease (as gonorrhea or syphilis) that is typically acquired in sexual intercourse—abbreviation VD; compare sexually transmitted disease





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