1. 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
  2. ring disease disease of tomatoes and potatoes and tobacco etc caused by the bacterium Pseudomonas solanacearum
  3. chronic glossitis glossitis with atrophy of tongue tissue
  4. 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
  5. Cushing's disease a glandular disorder caused by excessive ACTH resulting in greater than normal functioning of the adrenal gland; characterized by obesity
  6. chronic gastritis persistent gastritis can be a symptom of a gastric ulcer or pernicious anemia or stomach cancer or other disorders
  7. genetic disease a disease or disorder that is inherited genetically
  8. growing season the season during which a crop grows best
  9. brain disease any disorder or disease of the brain
  10. chronic wasting disease a wildlife disease that affects deer and elk
  11. caisson disease pain resulting from rapid change in pressure
  12. kidney disease a disease affecting the kidneys
  13. chronic eczema eczema characterized by thickening of the skin with accentuated skin lines
  14. gland disease a disorder of the glands of the body
  15. pink disease serious bark disease of many tropical crop trees
  16. kernicterus an abnormal accumulation of bile pigment in the brain and other nerve tissue; causes yellow staining and tissue damage
  17. coronary heart disease a heart disease due to an abnormality of the arteries that supply blood and oxygen to the heart
  18. chorionic villus one of the tiny villi that stick out of the fetal chorion and combine with the mother's uterine tissue to form the placenta
  19. Graves' disease exophthalmos occurring in association with goiter
  20. contagious disease any disease easily transmitted by contact