social disease

noun

Definition of social disease

  1. 1 :  venereal disease

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

First Known Use of social disease

1871


Medical Dictionary

social disease

noun

Medical Definition of social disease

  1. 1:  venereal disease

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


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