Common and Alternative Names of Diseases

Common NameAlternative Name
LeprosyHansen's disease
Heart AttackMyocardial infarction
RabiesHydrophobia
Blood CancerLeukemia
BaldnessAlopecia
Whooping CoughPertussis
Short-sightMyopia
Long-sightHypermetropia
Night blindnessNyctalopia
Rabbit feverTularemia
Colour-blindnessAchromatopsia
Lazy eyeAmblyopia
Chicken poxVaricella
PlagueBlack death
TetanusLockjaw
German measlesRubella
MumpsParotitis
Athlete's FootTinea Pedis
Kala Azar, Black Fever, Dumdum FeverVisceral leishmaniasis
Sleeping SicknessHuman African trypanosomiasis


 

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Names of Diseases

Common NameOptionAlternate Name
1. Whooping cough a. Amblyopia
2. Lazy eyeb. Hydrophobia
3. Plaguec. Pertussis
4. Rabiesd. Varicella
5. Mumpse. Parotitis
6. Chicken poxf. Black death