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  1. caisson disease pain resulting from rapid change in pressure
  2. kissing disease an acute disease characterized by fever and swollen lymph nodes and an abnormal increase of mononuclear leucocytes or monocytes in the bloodstream; not highly contagious; some believe it can be transmitted by kissing
  3. skin disease a disease affecting the skin
  4. conscientious characterized by extreme care and great effort
  5. Kawasaki disease an acute disease of young children characterized by a rash and swollen lymph nodes and fever; of unknown cause
  6. kidney disease a disease affecting the kidneys
  7. synthesis the combination of ideas into a complex whole
  8. Crohn's disease a serious chronic and progressive inflammation of the ileum producing frequent bouts of diarrhea with abdominal pain and nausea and fever and weight loss
  9. synthesize combine and form a complex whole
  10. Bosin's disease a rare chronic progressive encephalitis caused by the measles virus and occurring primarily in children and young adults; death usually occurs within three years; characterized by primary measles infection before the age of two years
  11. brain disease any disorder or disease of the brain
  12. Sachs disease a hereditary disorder of lipid metabolism occurring most frequently in individuals of Jewish descent in eastern Europe; accumulation of lipids in nervous tissue results in death in early childhood
  13. Wilson's disease a rare inherited disorder of copper metabolism
  14. tin disease the transformation of ordinary white tin into powdery grey tin at very cold temperatures
  15. biosynthesis production of a chemical compound by a living organism
  16. chemosynthesis synthesis of carbohydrate from carbon dioxide and water
  17. synthesise combine so as to form a more complex, product
  18. wasting disease involving the lungs with progressive wasting of the body
  19. Parkinson's disease a degenerative disorder of the central nervous system characterized by tremor and impaired muscular coordination
  20. Addison's disease a glandular disorder caused by failure of function of the cortex of the adrenal gland and marked by anemia and prostration with brownish skin