diseased person

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n diseased person a person suffering from an illness
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Quotations

  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “Conceit is a queer disease -- it makes everyone Sick except the person who has it.”
  • Mourning Dove
    Mourning Dove
    “Everything on the earth has a purpose, every disease an herb to cure it, and every person a mission.”

Usage

In literature:

If a passionate person give you ill language, you ought rather to pity than be angry with him, for anger is a species of disease.
"The Young Man's Guide" by William A. Alcott
Now let us take an example: if we told a sick person to choose between disease and health, would this make him free to do so?
"Spontaneous Activity in Education" by Maria Montessori
It may be asked, How somnambulism, being an affection likely to entail more serious diseases upon persons subject to it, is to be cured?
"Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Vol. 3, July, 1851" by Various
She said that also came from a sick person, but a person not sick with the same disease as the other.
"Mystic London:" by Charles Maurice Davies
What is deplorable, is the enormous proportion of persons who are infected with venereal diseases.
"The Sexual Question" by August Forel
I can quite understand that his personal influence would have gone far to effect a cure of many diseases.
"My Autobiography" by F. Max Müller
That diseased food causes diseases in the persons who use it, needs not, one would think, a single testimony; and yet, I will name a few.
"Vegetable Diet: As Sanctioned by Medical Men, and by Experience in All Ages" by William Andrus Alcott
The result is, that persons thus operated upon have the small-pox, or the vaccine disease.
"A Treatise on Anatomy, Physiology, and Hygiene (Revised Edition)" by Calvin Cutter
This, of course, will render the diseased person non-infectious to others.
"Sex-education" by Maurice Alpheus Bigelow
I have persons employed, all of whom have passed through the most malignant forms of the disease.
"Uncle Daniel's Story Of "Tom" Anderson And Twenty Great Battles" by John McElroy
The diseases, the elements, fortune, gravity, lightning, respect no persons.
"The Voice of Science in Nineteenth-Century Literature" by Various
This disease would manifest itself in various ways, and different persons would be differently affected by it.
"In and Out of Rebel Prisons" by Lieut. A. [Alonzo] Cooper
The disease is not inherited, but susceptibility to it appears to be; it is readily communicated from person to person.
"American Red Cross Text-Book on Home Hygiene and Care of the Sick" by Jane A. Delano
Whatever a feverish person soils may contain disease germs.
"Applied Physiology" by Frank Overton
The majority of persons who profess to know anything about the diseases of dogs, look upon the nose as an indication of the health.
"The Dog" by Dinks, Mayhew, and Hutchinson
Infection of the milk doubtless comes in the case of this disease from direct contact with a person suffering from the malady.
"Outlines of dairy bacteriology" by H. L. Russell
The diseased person, by leprosie, saie: dropsie, etc.
"Elizabethan England" by William Harrison
THE DISEASES OF PERSONALITY.
"The Lost Manuscript" by Gustav Freytag
Better be considered an unfeeling person than to have the disease thought forced upon you.
"The Science of Being Well" by Wallace Delois Wattles
It also shows in the person of Elsie Tomlinson how neurotic disease can be cured by self-forgetfulness in the service of humanity.
"Left on the Prairie" by M. B. Cox
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In news:

The disease can be passed easily from person-to-person through coughing , sneezing, or talking.
Germany's national disease control center says another person has died in the European E coli outbreak and 160 more people have been reported ill, but that the rate of new sicknesses is continuing to decline.
Some recent breakthroughs on the Alzheimer's detection front: First, it was announced last week that researchers have discovered a gene mutation that could triple a person's risk of getting the disease.
But for Phil Golden, this journey isn't about off-roading and seeing the country - it's about raising awareness of a rare disease, and it's personal.
In this Feb 3, 2012, file photo, tlevision personality Star Jones makes an appearance to promote the national "Go Red For Women" campaign, in support of heart disease awareness, at Macy's Herald Square in New York.
The more narcissistic a person is, the more likely she is to have health problems such as heart disease and hypertension, according to research from the University of Michigan.
When it comes to a person's chances of getting a disease, one's ethnicity may not be as telling as some people believe, according to new research published by Stanford University School of Medicine scientists and others.
It's nearly impossible not to know a person with this disease.
Understanding the genetic basis of disease has become increasingly important in drug discovery as the pharmaceutical industry shifts to developing personalized medicine that is suited for a patient's particular genetic profile.
For example, if one family member has heart disease or diabetes, you'll want to keep that person covered under an employer-sponsored health plan or COBRA, since they could be declined for coverage elsewhere.
Risk factors are conditions or habits that make a person more likely to develop a disease.
No one is sure what causes multiple sclerosis, but a preliminary study out Monday hints that a combination of low sun exposure and the "kissing disease" mononucleosis could raise a person's risk for the condition.
An RPI student contracted the disease and the best part – they may have exposed multiple persons beyond the Troy campus.
Parkinson 's disease affects a person's motor abilities and can present in several ways.
The group will meet to share their personal experiences about coping with the disease, as well as have the opportunity to learn from educational materials, various guest speakers and social activities.
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In science:

The edge structure of biological networks can differ depending on context, e.g. disease state or other subtype, in ways that may have implications for targeted and personalized therapies (Pe’er and Hacohen, 2011).
Network-based clustering with mixtures of L1-penalized Gaussian graphical models: an empirical investigation
Early detection of person-to-person transmission of emerging infectious diseases such as avian influenza is crucial for containing pandemics.
A resampling-based test to detect person-to-person transmission of infectious disease
Most emerging infectious disease pathogens in humans cross from their natural zoonotic reservoir to human populations where early mutated, reassorted or recombined forms begin to spread from person-toperson [Antia et al. (2003)].
A resampling-based test to detect person-to-person transmission of infectious disease
We define a contact as all possible interactions during one day that can potentially transmit the disease from an infective person to a susceptible person.
A resampling-based test to detect person-to-person transmission of infectious disease
We have shown that, for an infectious disease with relatively rare incidence, person-to-person transmission could still be detected with decent power even if the total number of cases is as few as seven or eight, given that the transmission probability is high and the population is relatively large.
A resampling-based test to detect person-to-person transmission of infectious disease
Early detection of person-to-person transmission from limited data is crucial in containing pandemics of emerging infectious diseases such as avian influenza, and our work provides an effective tool for such evaluation.
A resampling-based test to detect person-to-person transmission of infectious disease
In medicine, the population often consists of persons, for whom a positive state means actually having a certain disease, and a positive diagnosis means to be guessed to have the disease.
Confidence bounds for the sensitivity lack of a less specific diagnostic test, without gold standard
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