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  1. serum disease a delayed allergic reaction to the injection of an antiserum caused by an antibody reaction to an antigen in the donor serum
  2. sclerotium disease plant disease cause by fungi of the genus Sclerotium
  3. pullorum disease a serious bacterial disease of young chickens
  4. heart disease a disease of the heart
  5. skin disease a disease affecting the skin
  6. 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
  7. dermatosis disorder involving lesions or eruptions of the skin
  8. celiac disease an inability to tolerate wheat protein (gluten)
  9. parrot disease infectious disease of birds
  10. brain disease any disorder or disease of the brain
  11. Lyme disease an acute inflammatory disease characterized by a rash with joint swelling and fever; caused by bacteria carried by the bite of a deer tick
  12. hookworm disease infestation of the intestines by hookworms which enter the body (usually) through the skin
  13. sermoniser someone whose occupation is preaching the gospel
  14. sermonise speak as if delivering a sermon; express moral judgements
  15. Guinea worm disease a painful and debilitating infestation contracted by drinking stagnant water contaminated with Guinea worm larvae that can mature inside a human's abdomen until the worm emerges through a painful blister in the person's skin
  16. Bornholm disease an acute infectious disease occurring in epidemic form and featuring paroxysms of pain (usually in the chest)
  17. surcease a stopping
  18. spermatocele a swelling on the epididymis or the testis
  19. predecease die before; die earlier than
  20. aeromedicine the study and treatment of disorders associated with flight