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Noun: STD
  1. A doctor's degree in theology in the pontifical university system of the Catholic church
    "STD is from the Latin Sanctae Theologiae Doctor";
    - Doctor of Sacred Theology
  2. A communicable infection transmitted by sexual intercourse or genital contact
    - venereal disease, VD, venereal infection, social disease, Cupid's itch, Cupid's disease, Venus's curse, dose, sexually transmitted disease

Derived forms: STDs

Type of: contagion, contagious disease, doctorate, doctor's degree

Encyclopedia: STD