English - Turkish

  1. Cinsel yolla bulaşan hastalık/enfeksiyon, zührevi hastalık
  2. Cinsel temas yoluyla bulaşan hastalık

English - English

  1. Any of various diseases that are usually contracted through sexual contact
  2. venereal disease
  3. gonorrhoea isim
  4. VD isim
  5. gonorrhea isim
  6. Any of various diseases, including chancroid, chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis, that are usually contracted through sexual intercourse or other intimate sexual contact. STD a disease that one person passes to another through having sex, such as AIDS or herpes. Disease transmitted primarily by direct sexual contact. STDs usually affect the reproductive system and urinary system but can be spread to the mouth or rectum by oral or anal sex. In later stages they may attack other organs and systems. The best-known are syphilis, gonorrhea, AIDS, and herpes simplex. Yeast infections (see candida) produce a thick, whitish vaginal discharge and genital irritation and itch in women and sometimes irritation of the penis in men. Crab louse infestation (see louse, human) can also be considered an STD. The incidence of STDs has been affected by such factors as antibiotics, birth-control methods, and changes in sexual behaviour. See also chlamydia; hepatitis; pelvic inflammatory disease; wart
  7. (Medicine) disease that is most often contracted through sexual contact (e.g. gonorrhea, syphilis, AIDS, and genital herpes), STD
  8. a communicable disease transmitted by sexual intercourse or genital contact
  9. STD sexually transmitted disease.
  10. plural form of sexually transmitted disease sexually transmitted diseases
  11. venereal diseases sexually transmitted diseases
  12. diseases that are transferred by means of sexual acts sexually transmitted diseases

About This Word

    Etymology [ 'sek-sh(&-)w&l, 'sek-s ] (adjective.) 1651. Late Latin sexualis, from Latin sexus sex.
    Synonyms acquired immune deficiency syndrome, AIDS, chancroid, chlamydia, clap, crab louse, crabs, genital herpes, genital warts, gonorrhea, herpes, herpes simplex, HIV, scabies, SIDA, social disease, STD, syphilis, tabes dorsalis, VD
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