SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASE (STD)

an infection that is transmitted by having sex. There are more than 20 identified including Chlamydia, gonorrhoea and syphilis. These infections are mainly caused by doing rough sex or unhygienic contraceptives.

SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASE (STD): "Sexually transmitted disease is often called a venereal disease."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASE (STD)," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/sexually-transmitted-disease-std/ (accessed July 12, 2020).
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