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Meaning of ACQUIRED IMMUNE DEFICIENCY SYNDROME

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a serious (often fatal) disease of the immune system transmitted through blood products especially by sexual contact or contaminated needles
 
 Synonyms: AIDS
 
 See Also: immunodeficiency, infectious disease

 

 

Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: An infection due to HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) that severely damages the immune system.
 

 

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