Category: Diseases

Categories: Health

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A disease is a particular abnormal condition that negatively affects the structure or function of part or all of an organism, and that is not due to any external injury. Diseases are often construed as medical conditions that are associated with specific symptoms and signs. A disease may be caused by external factors such as pathogens or by internal dysfunctions.

A disorder is a disruption to regular bodily structure and function.

A syndrome is a collection of signs and symptoms associated with a specific health-related cause.

Death may be caused by a disease or a disorder.

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