Glossary of Medical Terms

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Origin: F. Maladie, fr. Malade ill, sick, OF. Also, malabde, fr. L. Male habitus, i. E, ill-kept, not in good condition. See Malice, and Habit. 1. Any malady of the human body; a distemper, mess, or indisposition, proceeding from impaired, defective, or morbid organic functions; especially, a lingering or deep-seated mess. "The maladies of the body may prove medicines to the mind." (Buckminster) 2. A moral or mental defect or mess. "Love's a disease without a cure." (Dryden) Synonym: Mess, distemper, sickness, ailment, malady, diseases. See Disease. Source: Websters Vocabulary
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