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communicable disease:

Medico-legal term for an infectious or sexually-transmitted-disease . See STD for synonyms.

Quote: Ralph (Danny DeVito) blaming Jack Colton (Michael Douglas) for his incarceration in The Jewel of the Nile ((1985): ' They threw me in a jail filled with rejects from the communicable diseases ward. Every wacko, drippy, open-soared low-life was in that joint , all of 'em wanting to hire on as my proctologist .'

See Also: antivenereal, bacterial STDs, bad blood, clean, communicable disease, dose, a, foul disorder, French ache(s), French crown, French fever, French goods, French gout, French measles, French pig, French pox, Neapolitan bone ache, Neapolitan consolation, Neapolitan favour, pathophobia, sexually transmitted infection, STD, venereology, venereophobia

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