1. endemic disease a disease that is constantly present to a greater or lesser degree in people of a certain class or in people living in a particular location
  2. epidemic disease any infectious disease that develops and spreads rapidly to many people
  3. genetic disease a disease or disorder that is inherited genetically
  4. endemic typhus acute infection caused by rickettsia and transmitted by the bite of an infected flea; characterized by fever and chills and muscle aches and a rash
  5. endometriosis the presence of endometrium elsewhere than in the lining of the uterus; causes premenstrual pain and dysmenorrhea
  6. animal disease a disease that typically does not affect human beings
  7. infectious disease a disease transmitted only by a specific kind of contact
  8. zoonotic disease an animal disease that can be transmitted to humans
  9. Endomycetales fungi having a zygote or a single cell developing directly into an ascus
  10. contagious disease any disease easily transmitted by contact
  11. endemic native to or confined to a certain region
  12. monogenic disease an inherited disease controlled by a single pair of genes
  13. wasting disease involving the lungs with progressive wasting of the body
  14. indecisive characterized by lack of firmness in purpose or belief
  15. autoimmune disease any of a large group of diseases characterized by abnormal functioning of the immune system that causes your immune system to produce antibodies against your own tissues
  16. inherited disease a disease or disorder that is inherited genetically
  17. academic session the time during which a school holds classes
  18. endometritis inflammation of the lining of the uterus
  19. mad cow disease a fatal disease of cattle that affects the central nervous system; causes staggering and agitation
  20. mental disease any disease of the mind