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sexually transmitted disease

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Illness & disability
sexually transmitted diseaseˌsexually transˌmitted disˈease noun [countable, uncountable]  MISY (abbreviation STD) a disease that one person passes to another through having sex, such as AIDS or herpes
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sexually transmitted diseaseTo what extent is vaginal candidiasis a sexually transmitted disease?Recently I treated her for a sexually transmitted disease with metronidazole, which is known to cause foetal abnormalities in rats.When she asked him if he had a sexually transmitted disease, he said no.
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