2.5.5 Cause of disease

Use this domain for words referring to the cause of disease.

OMC Codes: 
164 Morbidity
753 Theory of Disease
  • What words refer to the cause of a disease?
    cause, source,
  • What words refer to causing someone to be sick?
    make someone sick, spread sickness, infect, be infectious, be contagious, communicable,
  • What things cause disease?
    infection, contagion, curse, spirit, psychosomatic, bacteria, virus, germ, chill, exposure, chemical imbalance, genetic defect,
  • What words describe something that can make you sick?
    infectious, contagious, be bad for you, be bad for your health, unsanitary, unhygienic,
  • What words refer to finding the cause of a disease?