Asked in Medical Terminology
What is the medical term meaning to make resistant to an infectious disease?
Immunize is the medical term meaning to make resistant to an infectious disease using agents related to the immune system. Prophylax is the medical term meaning giving medication or treatment to prevent disease. ...
Asked in Science, Infectious Diseases
What is the same between infectious and genetic disease?
An infectious disease is contagious, meaning it can be spread via bodily fluids, such as HIV, tuberculosis, etc. A genetic disease is a disease that is inherited from a relative that has the same condition or carries the gene for the disease. ...
Asked in Infectious Diseases
Is Huntington's disease infectious or noninfectious?
Huntington's disease is a genetic disease (not carried by an infectious vector) and so, it is not infectious. ...
What is the difference between an infectious disease and a contagious disease?
Every contagious disease is infectious, but, all infectious diseases are not contagious. ...
Difference between communicable disease and infectious disease?
There is none. A communicable disease is the same as an infectious disease. ...
Are all infectious disease rare?
No Flu is an infectious disease and at the right time of year there is nothing rare about it. Not all are infectious disease are rare. In fact, the common cold is an infectious disease. The measles used to be a common infectious disease. However, due to the measles vaccine, this disease was greatly eliminated. ...
What is it called when you have a disease tha is long lasting and non-infectious?
A long lasting and non-infectious disease is called a CHRONIC Disease.
How does infectious disease differ from other types of disease such as genetic disease cardiovascular disease auto immune disease etc?
Infectious disease can be passed from person to person. AIDS is both infectious and an auto-immune disease. ...