GLOSSARY OF DISEASES


AMERICAN PLAGUE = yellow fever
APOPLEXY = paralysis due to stroke
BAD BLOOD = syphilis
BILIOUSNESS = liver disease symptoms
BLOOD POISONING = septicemia (bacterial)
BRAIN FEVER = meningitis
BRIGHT'S DISEASE = glomerulonephritis (kidney inflammation)
CATALEPSY = seizures/trances
CHLOROSIS = iron deficiency anemia
CHOLERA = infectious disease
CONGESTIVE FEVER = malaria
CONSUMPTION = tuberculosis
CRETINISM = hypothyroidism
DROPSY = congestive heart failure
FATTY LIVER = cirrhosis
GLANDULAR FEVER = mononucleosis
GRIPPE = influenza
JAIL FEVER = Typhus
LOCK JAW = tetanus
LUNG FEVER = pneumonia
LUNG SICKNESS = tuberculosis
MILK SICK = consumption of poisoned milk
MORMAL = gangreen
PLAGUE/BLACK DEATH = bubonic plague
PODAGRA = gout
POTTS DISEASE = tuberculosis of the spinal vertebrae
QUINSY = tonsillitis
SOFTENING OF THE BRAIN = cerebral hemorrhage/stroke
VARIOLA = smallpox
WINTER FEVER = pneumonia

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