1. contagious disease any disease easily transmitted by contact
  2. genetic disease a disease or disorder that is inherited genetically
  3. context the set of facts or circumstances that surround a situation
  4. contentious showing an inclination to disagree
  5. Banti's disease a disease characterized by congestion and enlargement of the spleen; accompanied by anemia or cirrhosis
  6. infectious disease a disease transmitted only by a specific kind of contact
  7. contiguousness the attribute of being so near as to be touching
  8. antagonist someone who offers opposition
  9. Bang's disease an infectious disease of domestic animals often resulting in spontaneous abortion; transmittable to human beings
  10. contagious capable of being transmitted by infection
  11. Cushing's disease a glandular disorder caused by excessive ACTH resulting in greater than normal functioning of the adrenal gland; characterized by obesity
  12. zoonotic disease an animal disease that can be transmitted to humans
  13. contiguous having a common boundary or edge
  14. context of use discourse that surrounds a language unit and helps to determine its interpretation
  15. Huntington's disease hereditary disease
  16. Christmas disease a clotting disorder similar to hemophilia A but caused by a congenital deficiency of factor IX
  17. contextualism any doctrine emphasizing the importance of the context in solving problems or establishing the meaning of terms
  18. county courthouse the town or city that is the seat of government for a county
  19. Paget's disease a disease of bone occurring in the middle aged and elderly
  20. Pott's disease TB of the spine with destruction of vertebrae resulting in curvature of the spine

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