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Introduction: Disease

Description of Disease

Disease: an impairment of health or a condition of abnormal functioning.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Disease: A definite pathologic process with a characteristic set of signs and symptoms. It may affect the whole body or any of its parts, and its etiology, pathology, and prognosis may be known or unknown.
Source: MeSH 2007

Disease: Related Topics

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Source - MeSH 2007

Source - WordNet 2.1

Broader terms for Disease

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - WordNet 2.1

Hierarchical classifications of Disease

The following list attempts to classify Disease into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • illness,malady,sickness,unwellness
  • health problem,ill health,unhealthiness
  • pathological state
  • condition,status
  • state

Source: WordNet 2.1

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

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