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Sigma KEE - DiseaseOrSyndrome
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DiseaseOrSyndrome
A BiologicalAttribute which qualifies something that alters or interferes with a normal process, state or activity of an Organism. It is usually characterized by the abnormal functioning of one or more of the host's systems, parts, or Organs.
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Parents BiologicalAttribute Attributes that apply specifically to instances of Organism.
Children AcquiredImmunoDeficiencySyndromeA disease that attacks the immune system and that is caused by the HIVVirus. Patients are usually infected through blood or semen.
 ChronicDiseaseA chronic condition is a human health condition or disease that is persistent or otherwise long-lasting in its effects or a disease that comes with time. The term chronic is often applied when the course of the disease lasts for more than three months. Common chronic diseases include arthritis, asthma, cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, diabetes, Lyme disease, autoimmune diseases, genetic disorders and some viral diseases such as hepatitis C and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. [from Wikipedia]
 DisabilityDisability is a class of DiseaseOrSyndrome that describes impairments, activity limitations or participation restriction that may be physical, cognitive, mental, sensory, emotional, developmental or some combination [from Wikipedia]
 FungalDiseaseA disease caused by a Fungus.
 InfectiousDiseaseAny DiseaseOrSyndrome that is caused by a Microorganism.
 LifeThreateningDiseaseA DiseaseOrSyndrome that has been observed to cause the death of Humans.
 NonspecificDiseaseThe class of DiseaseOrSyndromes that are not caused by a single type of Microorganism.
 ParasiticDiseaseA disease caused by a Parasite.
 PhysicalDiseaseA DiseaseOrSyndrome other than a PsychologicalDysfunction.
 PsychologicalDysfunctionA clinically significant dysfunction whose major manifestation is behavioral or psychological. These dysfunctions may have identified or presumed biological etiologies or manifestations.
 TyphoidFeverA life-threatening disease that is caused by SalmonellaTyphi.


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