Hansen's disease

noun
Han·​sen's disease | \ ˈhan(t)-sənz- How to pronounce Hansen's disease (audio) \

Definition of Hansen's disease

First Known Use of Hansen's disease

1938, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Hansen's disease

Armauer Hansen †1912 Norwegian physician

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About Hansen's disease

Time Traveler for Hansen's disease

Time Traveler

The first known use of Hansen's disease was in 1938

See more words from the same year

Dictionary Entries Near Hansen's disease

Hansen

Hansen's disease

hansenotic

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for Hansen's disease

Cite this Entry

“Hansen's disease.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hansen%27s%20disease. Accessed 31 Jul. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for Hansen's disease

Hansen's disease

noun

Medical Definition of Hansen's disease

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Dog Words Quiz

  • shiba puppy more or less demanding cuddles
  • Which of the following animals has a dog in its etymology?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
 AlphaBear 2

Spell words. Make bears.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!