1. skin disease a disease affecting the skin
  2. 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
  3. caisson disease pain resulting from rapid change in pressure
  4. tin disease the transformation of ordinary white tin into powdery grey tin at very cold temperatures
  5. 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
  6. skinheads a youth subculture that appeared first in England in the late 1960s as a working-class reaction to the hippies; hair was cropped close to the scalp; wore work-shirts and short jeans (supported by suspenders) and heavy red boots; involved in attacks against Asians and football hooliganism
  7. skin test any test to determine immunity or sensitivity to a disease by introducing small amounts on or into the skin
  8. brain disease any disorder or disease of the brain
  9. pink disease serious bark disease of many tropical crop trees
  10. ring disease disease of tomatoes and potatoes and tobacco etc caused by the bacterium Pseudomonas solanacearum
  11. second base the base that must be touched second by a base runner in baseball
  12. scandalous giving offense to moral sensibilities
  13. scandalise strike with disgust or revulsion
  14. kidney disease a disease affecting the kidneys
  15. scantiness the quality of being meager
  16. skin senses the faculty by which external objects or forces are perceived through contact with the body (especially the hands)
  17. kinetosis the state of being dizzy or nauseated because of the motions that occur while traveling in or on a moving vehicle
  18. kakke disease the endemic form of beriberi
  19. serum disease a delayed allergic reaction to the injection of an antiserum caused by an antibody reaction to an antigen in the donor serum
  20. wasting disease involving the lungs with progressive wasting of the body