Human Diseases Tnpsc


Disease is a condition of the body or a part of it in which functions are disturbed

Human Diseases

It is divided into types Congenital and Acquired Diseases.

The Acquired disease is further divided into Communicable and Non- Communicable disease.

Communicable Disease

  • Bacteria
  • Virus
  • Protozoa
  • Fungi
  • Helminth

Non Communicable Diseases

It is further divided into Deficiency disease and Degenerative disease.


It is nutrient deficiency such as Vitamin, Proteins etc.

Degenerative disease

  • Heart
  • Brain
  • Digestive
  • Lungs
  • Kidney
  • Eye

1. Bacteria :

  • Thyphoid – Salmonella typhosa
  • Tetanus – Clostridium tetani
  • Cholera – Vibrio cholera
  • Syphilis – Troponema Pallidum
  • Pneumonia – Diplococcus pneumonia
  • Gonorrhoea – Nesseria gonorrhoeae
  • Leprosy – Mycobacterium leprae
  • Plague – Bacillus yersinia pestis
  • Tuberculosis – Mucobacterium
  • Whooping cough – tuberculosis
  • Meningitis – Berdetall pertussis
  • Diptheira – Neisseria meningitides Cornebacterium diptheria

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* * All the Notes in this blog, are referred from Tamil Nadu State Board Books and Samacheer Kalvi Books. Kindly check with the original Tamil Nadu state board books and Ncert Books.
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