1. wasting disease involving the lungs with progressive wasting of the body
  2. 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
  3. Addison's disease a glandular disorder caused by failure of function of the cortex of the adrenal gland and marked by anemia and prostration with brownish skin
  4. Westinghouse United States inventor and manufacturer (1846-1914)
  5. zoonotic disease an animal disease that can be transmitted to humans
  6. West Indies the string of islands between North America and South America; a popular resort area
  7. East Indies a group of islands in the Indian and Pacific Oceans between Asia and Australia
  8. 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
  9. skin disease a disease affecting the skin
  10. ring disease disease of tomatoes and potatoes and tobacco etc caused by the bacterium Pseudomonas solanacearum
  11. tin disease the transformation of ordinary white tin into powdery grey tin at very cold temperatures
  12. caisson disease pain resulting from rapid change in pressure
  13. epidemic disease any infectious disease that develops and spreads rapidly to many people
  14. Bosin's disease a rare chronic progressive encephalitis caused by the measles virus and occurring primarily in children and young adults; death usually occurs within three years; characterized by primary measles infection before the age of two years
  15. chronic wasting disease a wildlife disease that affects deer and elk
  16. pink disease serious bark disease of many tropical crop trees
  17. wilt disease any plant disease characterized by drooping and shriveling
  18. iron-storage disease pathology in which iron accumulates in the tissues
  19. distinctness the quality of being sharp and clear
  20. 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