social disease

noun

Definition of social disease 

2 : a disease (such as tuberculosis) whose incidence is directly related to social and economic factors

First Known Use of social disease

1871, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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social disease

noun

Medical Definition of social disease 

2 : a disease (as tuberculosis) whose incidence is directly related to social and economic factors

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