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malady

noun abnormality, affliction, ailment, defect, deformity, desperate condition, disability, disease, disorder, handicap, health difficulty, health problem, illness, infirmity, medical condition, sickness, syndrome, weakness
See also: disability, disease, disorder, pain
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And the conception wrought out by Bichat, with his detailed study of the different tissues, acted necessarily on medical questions as the turning of gas-light would act on a dim, oil-lit street, showing new connections and hitherto hidden facts of structure which must be taken into account in considering the symptoms of maladies and the action of medicaments.
For at production of the vial all gaiety suddenly departs from Porthos and he looks the other way, but if I say I have forgotten to have the vial refilled he skips joyfully, yet thinks he still has a right to a chocolate, and when I remarked disparagingly on this to David he looked so shy that there was revealed to me a picture of a certain lady treating him for youthful maladies.
 The superstition that maladies can be cured by royal taction is
Helena's last whim is to fancy that she has got--the gout, of all the maladies in the world
So to his general trade of household drudge and go-between he added that of gratuitous consultation on the secret maladies of power.
In fact, numerous observations made upon fevers, somnambulisms, and other human maladies, seem to prove that the moon does exercise some mysterious influence upon man.
Some maladies of this kind bring about changes in the voice-producing organs that give the sufferer a short-lived power of song that no trained voice can surpass.
At first, he was dead of all the diseases that ever were known, and of several bran-new maladies invented with the speed of Light to meet the demand of the occasion.
Les maladies coronaires, se caracterisent par l'obstruction des arteres irriguant le coeur.
La vitamine C associee a la vitamine B3 hydrogenee est un traitement efficace contre les maladies degeneratives comme le cancer, Alzheimer et Parkinson, ont estime lundi a Alger des nutritionnistes.
Le Pr Moussa Arada, charge d'etudes au ministere de la Sante, a precise, dans son intervention, devant de nombreux chercheurs du CRBT, professeurs en medecine, hommes de sciences et universitaires, qu'avec une population en plein essor et une esperance de vie a la naissance qui est passee de 54 ans en 1970 a 77 ans en 2014, l'Algerie est confrontee a l'emergence de nouvelles maladies dites des [beaucoup moins que] pays riches [beaucoup plus grand que] avec une nouvelle transition epidemiologique.
Scientists had previously connected high homocysteine concentrations to heart disease and stroke, maladies associated a heightened risk of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias.