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Principal Translations/Traduzioni principali
disease nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (sickness)malattia nf
  (letterario)morbo, male nm
 This disease has killed three people in the last month. I had all the usual childhood diseases at the usual times.
 Questa malattia ha ucciso tre persone il mese scorso.
 
Additional Translations
disease nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. uncountable (all diseases)malattia nf
  malattie nfpl
 Disease has killed thousands in Africa.
 Migliaia di persone in Africa sono morte di malattia.
disease nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (disorder, derangement)malattia nf
 Her mental disease went away after visits to the psychologists.
 La sua malattia mentale è passata dopo le visite degli psicologi.
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Compound Forms/Forme composte
acute disease nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (disease that progresses rapidly)malattia acuta nf
Addison's disease nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (glandular disorder)morbo di Addison
 John F. Kennedy reportedly suffered from Addison's disease.
allergic disease malattia allergica
animal disease nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (illness in animals)malattia animale nf
 Tuberculosis is an animal disease that is often found in cows.
 La tubercolosi è una malattia animale che si riscontra spesso nei bovini.
bacterial disease malattia batterica
bipolar disease nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (manic depression)malattia bipolare nf
black lung disease nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (respiratory illness) (formale)antracosi nf
  (informale)malattia del polmone nero nf
 Coal miners may develop black lung disease from breathing in coal dust.
 I lavoratori delle miniere di carbone sono soggetti ad antracosi a causa dell'inalazione di polvere di carbone.
blood disease nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (disease affecting the blood)malattia del sangue nf
 Sickle cell anemia is a type of blood disease.
 L'anemia falciforme è una malattia del sangue.
  (formale)emopatia nf
 L'anemia falciforme è un tipo di emopatia.
brain disease disturbo cerebrale
brittle bone disease nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (bone disorder)osteogenesi imperfetta nf
  fragilità ossea nf
cardiovascular disease nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (disease of heart and blood vessels)malattia cardiovascolare nf
celiac disease,
UK: coeliac disease
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US (intestinal disorder)morbo celiaco nm
  celiachia nm
Chagas' disease tripanosomiasi americana
Chagas' disease malattia di Chagas
chronic disease nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (long-term illness)malattia cronica nf
circulatory disease nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (disorder of the circulatory system)patologia circolatoria, malattia circolatoria nf
  disturbo circolatorio nm
 High cholesterol and nearly blocked arteries are signs of circulatory disease.
  Il colesterolo può essere la causa di gravi patologie circolatorie.This sentence is not a translation of the English sentence.
coeliac disease celiachia nf
congenital heart disease nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (heart defect at birth)malformazione cardiaca congenita nf
  (medicina, tecnico)vizio cardiaco congenito nm
 Mr. & Mrs.Hollins were devastated to learn that their newborn son had a congenital heart disease.
 I signori Hollins sono rimasti scioccati dopo che hanno saputo che il loro figlio appena nato aveva una malformazione cardiaca congenita.
coronary heart disease cardiopatia coronarica
Cushing's disease iperadrenalismo
degenerative disease nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (disease that gets progressively worse)malattia degenerativa nf
 Organs affected by a degenerative disease will deteriorate over time.
  È affetto da una malattia degenerativa molto rara.This sentence is not a translation of the English sentence.
degenerative joint disease nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (progressive arthritis)malattia degenerativa delle articolazioni nf
 Phil's degenerative joint disease had progressed to the point that he needed help in dressing.
 La patologia degenerativa delle articolazioni di Phil è arrivata a uno stadio tale che bisogna aiutarlo a vestirsi.
disease prevention nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (controlling spread of illnesses)prevenzione della malattia nf
 Condoms are recommended as one form of disease prevention.
 La prevenzione della malattia è fondamentale per impedire il diffondersi del virus.
disease symptom sintomo nm
disease-causing che causa una malattia adj
disease-ridden,
disease ridden,
ridden with disease
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(afflicted by illness)affetto da malattia loc agg
Nota: hyphen used when term is an adj before a noun
disease-spreading contagio di una malattia nm
Dutch elm disease nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (fungal disease of trees) (botanica)grafiosi dell'olmo nf
 Dutch elm disease killed off the majority of the native elm trees in Britain.
 La grafiosi dell'olmo ha ucciso la maggior parte degli olmi nativi in Gran Bretagna.
epidemic disease nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (disease that spreads rapidly)epidemia nf
 The epidemic disease spread rapidly through the population.
 L'epidemia si diffuse rapidamente tra la popolazione.
eye disease malattia degli occhi
foot-and-mouth disease afta epizootica
gastrointestinal disease nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (disorder of the digestive system)malattia gastrointestinale, malattia gastroenterica nf
 Travelers often drink bottled water to avoid gastrointestinal diseases.
 I viaggiatori di solito bevono acqua imbottigliata per ridurre il rischio di malattie gastrointestinali.
genetic disease malattia genetica
Graves' disease nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (hyperthyroidism) (medicina)morbo di Basedow-Graves nm
  malattia di Graves nf
gum disease nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (dental infection) (medicina)gengivite, parodontite nf
 This toothpaste is more effective than that one in preventing gum disease.
 Questo dentifricio è più efficace di quell'altro nel prevenire la gengivite.
Hansen's disease nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (leprosy) (medicina)morbo di Hansen nm
 La lebbra è anche detta morbo di Hansen, dal nome del medico che per primo ne isolò i bacilli.
  lebbra nf
heart disease nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (cardiac illness)cardiopatia nf
 Heart disease is a serious health problem in the modern Western world.
  Soffre di una rara forma di cardiopatia.This sentence is not a translation of the English sentence.
  malattia cardiaca nf
 Oggigiorno le malattie cardiache sono un grosso problema nel mondo occidentale.
hereditary disease nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (disorder passed down genetically)malattia ereditaria nf
 Cystic fibrosis is one of the most common hereditary diseases in Western Europe.
 La fibrosi cistica è una delle malattie ereditarie più comuni nell'Europa occidentale.
  malattia genetica nf
Hodgkin's disease nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (serious disease of the lymph nodes) (medicina)linfoma di Hodgkin nm
  (medicina)morbo di Hodgkin nm
 I have been diagnosed with Hodgkin's disease. Hodgkin's Disease is a kind of lymphoma.
 Mi è stato diagnosticato il linfoma di Hodgkin.
 Il morbo di Hodgkin è un tipo di linfoma.
incurable disease malattia incurabile
industrial disease malattia professionale
infectious disease nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (illness spread by person to person)malattia infettiva nf
 Non lavarsi le mani può causare il diffondersi di qualche malattia infettiva.
ischemic heart disease,
UK: ischaemic heart disease
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US (common form of heart disease) (medicina)cardiopatia ischemica nf
 Ischaemic heart disease can eventually lead to a heart attack if not treated.
 La cardiopatia ischemica, se non curata, può portare ad un arresto cardiaco alla fine.
kidney disease nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (medical condition affecting the kidneys)malattia renale, malattia dei reni nf
 Patients with kidney disease can often benefit from dialysis.
 I pazienti affetti da malattie renali spesso traggono beneficio dalla dialisi.
  (formale)patologia renale nf
life-threatening disease malattia mortale
liver disease affezione epatica
liver disease distomatosi
local disease nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (ailment in one part of the body)malattia localizzata nf
lung disease nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (pulmonary illness)malattia polmonare nf
mad cow disease nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (BSE: bovine spongiform encephalopathy)virus della mucca pazza nm
 More cattle are to be tested for mad cow disease.
 Sono tutti preoccupati di non essere contagiati dal virus della mucca pazza.
maple syrup urine disease malattia dell'urina a sciroppo d'acero
mental disease nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (psychiatric disorder)malattia mentale nf
 Le malattie mentali rientrano nella sfera d'azione della psichiatria.
metabolic disease disturbo del metabolismo
neurological disease nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (disorder of the nervous system)disturbo neurologico nm
 Schizophrenia and bipolar personality represent just two of the many neurological diseases.
Newcastle's disease malattia di Newcastle
occupational disease malattia professionale
organic disease malattia organica
Parkinson's disease nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. uncountable (degenerative nervous disorder)morbo di Parkinson nm
 His hands were trembling because he has Parkinson's disease.
 Gli tremavano le mani perché ha il morbo di Parkinson.
plant disease nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (blight that afflicts plants)malattia delle piante
regional disease nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (disease that spreads into surrounding tissue)patologia regionale nf
respiratory disease nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (breathing disorder)malattia respiratoria nf
 The smog was a contributing factor to his respiratory disease. He had a respiratory disease which caused him to be short of breath.
 Lo smog fu un fattore che contribuì alla sua malattia respiratoria. Aveva una malattia respiratoria che gli faceva mancare il fiato.
rheumatic disease malattia reumatica nf
sexually transmitted disease nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (virus, etc., passed on via sex)malattie sessualmente trasmissibili nfpl
skin disease nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (condition affecting the skin)malattia della pelle
 Melanoma is a dangerous skin disease.
social disease nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (sexually-transmitted condition)malattia venerea nf
venereal disease nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (sexually-transmitted infection)malattia venerea nf
 His test results showed that he had contracted a venereal disease.
 I test clinici indicarono che aveva contratto una malattia venerea.
virus disease malattia virale nf
wasting disease  (medicina)malattia del deperimento cronico nf
waterborne disease nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (infection carried by water)malattia trasmessa via acqua nf
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