Disease definition

Disease means an alteration in the state of the body or of some of its organs, interrupting or disturbing the performance of the functions, and causing or threatening pain and weakness or physical or mental disorder and certified by a Medical Practitioner.
Disease means any disorder which does not arise out of, which is not caused or contributed to by, and which is not a consequence of, any employment or occupation for compensation or profit; however, if evidence satisfactory to the Plan is furnished showing that the individual concerned is covered as an employee under any worker’s compensation law, occupational disease law or any other legislation of similar purpose, or under the maritime doctrine of maintenance, wages, and cure, but that the disorder involved is one not covered under the applicable law or doctrine, then such disorder shall, for the purposes of the Plan, be regarded as a Sickness, Illness or Disease.
Disease means a disease contracted by an Employee of the Insured as a result of his exposure to the nature of his employment with the Insured. Such exposure may extend over a period of time and part of which period may fall outside the Period of Insurance under this Policy.

Examples of Disease in a sentence

  • The international journal of tuberculosis and lung disease : the official journal of the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease.

  • Zirger,Lead, Information Collection Review Office, Office of Scientific Integrity, Office of Science, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.[FR Doc.

  • Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease with a Mediterranean Diet.

  • Advanced Methods of Disease Mapping and Risk Assessment for Public Health Decision Making.

  • American Association of Zoo Veterinarians Infectious Disease Committee, St. Louis, Missouri, 1995.


More Definitions of Disease

Disease means an affliction of the bodily organs having a defined and recognised pattern of symptoms that first manifests itself during the Policy Period and for which immediate treatment by a Physician is necessary.
Disease means an illness or medical condition, irrespective of origin or source, that presents or could present significant harm to humans;
Disease means any disease, ailment, or adverse physiological or chemical change linked with exposure to a toxic substance.
Disease means any disease of fish;
Disease means any pain, injury, deformity or physical or mental illness or departure from complete health or the proper condition of the human body or any of its parts.
Disease means a highly infectious or contagious disease that is seriously harmful to humans.