contagious disease

Definitions

Health Economics

  • (written as Contagious Disease)
    A communicable disease transmitted through physical contact (touching) and infected water droplets. Often used much more loosely as a virtual synonym for ' infectious disease ' and hence inclusive of airborne, insect and other vectors of transmission.

Medical

  • noun a disease which can be transmitted by touching an infected person or objects which an infected person has touched.
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