What are words that associate with disease?

What are words that associate with disease?


  • affection,
  • ail,
  • ailment,
  • bug,
  • complaint,
  • complication,
  • condition,
  • disorder,

What is another word for sick person?

nounperson being treated for medical problem. case. convalescent. emergency.

What is to catch a disease?

verb. If you catch a cold or a disease, you become ill with it.

What is a infirm person?

1 : of poor or deteriorated vitality especially : feeble from age. 2 : weak of mind, will, or character : irresolute, vacillating. 3 : not solid or stable : insecure.

What does Biliousness mean?

Biliousness: A term used in the 18th and 19th centuries pertaining to bad digestion, stomach pains, constipation, and excessive flatulence (passing gas). The quantity or quality of the bile was thought to be at fault for the condition.

What do you call someone who has an illness?

There is endless debate about terminology related to illness and old age. A good example comes from where I work. It used to be geriatrics, which is the term for the care of older people, doctors who care for older people are geriatricians.

What’s the difference between a symptom and a disease?

symp·​tom·​at·​ic | \ ˌsim(p)-tə-ˈma-tik \. 1a : being a symptom of a disease. b : having the characteristics of a particular disease but arising from another cause symptomatic epilepsy resulting from brain damage. 2 : concerned with, affecting, or having symptoms symptomatic treatment a symptomatic patient.

What do you call someone who is afflicted by a disease?

Hi Sun Smile. If you mean someone who in general gets sick very easily from various diseases, you could say sickly. Thanks, Julian! – SonrisaDelSol, Nov 29, 2011 I’ve heard the phrase cancer victim before, but I feel like that is more used if the disease kills you. You could use patient, or sufferer. What context are you trying to use it in?

What’s the medical definition of the word symptomatic?

Medical Definition of symptomatic. 1a : being a symptom of a disease gummas symptomatic of syphilis. b : having the characteristics of a particular disease but arising from another cause symptomatic epilepsy resulting from brain damage.

Are there any synonyms for the word disease?

Synonyms for disease include disorder, illness, complaint, condition, sickness, affliction, ailment, malady, infection and infirmity. Find more similar words at

Which is the best definition of a disease?

1 : a condition of the living animal or plant body or of one of its parts that impairs normal functioning and is typically manifested by distinguishing signs and symptoms : sickness, malady infectious diseases a rare genetic disease heart disease 2 : a harmful development (as in a social institution) sees the city’s crime as a disease

Who are ill or have a medical condition?

someone who has coeliac disease, a medical condition in which the body cannot digest food containing gluten someone who has a mental problem that makes them want to show their sexual organs in public someone with a mental disability who has a special ability in a particular subject, for example in mathematics

Are there diseases that rob you of language but keep your mind?

People can remember words but they struggle to speak and to string grammatical sentences together. They can understand single words but find sentences harder. By contrast, the logopenic variant is a problem with finding words. People might struggle to find the right word, or say a wrong but rhyming word.