diseased diseased  /dɪ ˈzizd/


  • (adj) caused by or altered by or manifesting disease or pathology



  1. Linking muscle dysfunction to diseased organs is not entirely out of the mainstream.
  2. There are giant X-ray scanners, imaging devices and accelerators for beaming particles on diseased tissues, many operating under computer control.
  3. Guccione hired some of England's best actorsMalcolm McDowell to play Caligula, Peter O'Toole for the diseased Emperor Tiberius and John Gielgud for the aristocratic Nerva.


  1. Groundbreaking Artery implant at UMass

    WORCESTER - The interventional cardiology team at UMass Memorial Medical Center and#8212; University Campus became the first in the state a few weeks ago to implant a new kind of stent to open diseased arteries and allow healthy blood flow to return to the heart, without some of the side effects of currently used devices.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Worcester Telegram & Gazette

  2. Village: Hundreds of ash trees set to be removed, more could follow

    Diseased ash trees along the median strip on Bolingbrook Drive, north of Briarcliff Road, in Bolingbrook are marked with white paint. As many as 36,000 village ash trees infected with the Emerald Ash Borer are scheduled to be removed (Photo by Bill Ackerman - backerman@shawmedia.com).
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Huntley Farmside

  3. UH Case Medical Center launches novel clinical trial using stem cells to prevent amputation

    ( University Hospitals Case Medical Center ) University Hospitals Case Medical Center has launched a clinical trial to evaluate the ability of a patient's own stem cells to prevent leg amputations in end stage peripheral arterial disease. The trial is designed to improve blood flow in legs with blocked arteries by attempting to treat diseased blood vessels.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!


  1. "As part of our commitment to public health, our Agriculture Department is closing a loophole in the system to ensure that diseased cows don't find their way into the food supply," President Barack Obama said in his weekly radio and video address.
    on Mar 14, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "If the state legislature moves forward with this one, then they should change Kentucky's state bird from the cardinal to the debeaked, crippled, scalded, diseased, dead chicken," said Bruce Friedrich, PETA vice president.
    on Feb 9, 2008 By: Bruce Friedrich Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "I will not hesitate to assert that my people are not diseased by the terrible affliction of xenophobia ......," Mbeki said in Pretoria during a candlelit remembrance for the victims and their families.
    on Jul 3, 2008 By: Thabo Mbeki Source: Reuters

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