Aids

Acquired immune deficiency syndrome. When a person's immune system is damaged and they become susceptible to infections such as pneumonia, this is often said to be an incidence of Aids. Doctors often refer to this state as 'late stage HIV infection'.
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AIDS

[n] - a serious (often fatal) disease of the immune system transmitted through blood products especially by sexual contact or contaminated needles
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AIDS

Autoimmune Deficiency Syndrome
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AIDS

A syndrome caused by the human immunodeficiency virus which attacks the body`s immune defence mechanism. The virus is transmitted via body fluids and workers most at risk include doctors, dentists and emergency services.
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AIDS

Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome.
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AIDS

Aquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome. Condition resulting from infection with HIV (human immunodeficiency virus). People with AIDS are slightly more likely to get lymphoma (and some other cancers) than the general population.
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Aids

the last three fingers of the sword hand
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Aids

the last three fingers of the sword hand
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AIDS

Advanced Integrated Display System [US]
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AIDS

see Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
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Aids

Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome.
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AIDS

AIDS: Disease due to infection with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). AIDS is an acronym for Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome.
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AIDS

(= Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome) Disease caused by infection with HIV (also called LAV or HTLV-3 in the early literature) virus, resulting in a deficiency of T-helper cells with resulting immunosuppression phenomena further resulting in susceptibility to other infectious diseases and to certain types of tumour, particularly Kaposi's sarcoma.
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AIDS

Synonym for Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome ... <immunology, syndrome> An epidemic disease caused by an infection by human immunodeficiency virus (HIV-1, HIV-2), a retrovirus that causes immune system failure and debilitation and is often accompanied by infections such as tuberculosis. AIDS is spread through direct contact with bodily flui
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AIDS

acquired immune deficiency syndrome noun a serious (often fatal) disease of the immune system transmitted through blood products especially by sexual contact or contaminated needles
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AIDS

acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.
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AIDS

transmissible disease of the immune system caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). HIV is a lentivirus (literally meaning `slow virus`; a ... [80 related articles]
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AIDS

Type: Term Pronunciation: ādz Definitions: 1. A deficiency of cellular immunity induced by infection with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV-1) and characterized by opportunistic diseases, including Pneumocystis jiroveci (formerly carinii) pneumonia, Kaposi sarcoma, oral hairy leukoplakia, cytomegalovirus disease, tuberculosis, Mycobacteriu
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AIDS

[disambiguation] AIDS and aids and similar can mean: ...
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AIDS

[aeronautics] AIDS (Aircraft Integrated Data System) is an aircraft system that allows the airline to record and/or monitor all available parameters which are on the aircraft buses. Some Aircraft like the Airbus A320 have an AIDS print button which, when programmed over the MCDU, allows paper data reports, DAR recordings, or ACARS transmiss
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AIDS

Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
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AIDS

Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome. Caused by a strain of HIV that can be transmitted through sexual contact, contaminated blood or bodily fluids, contaminated drug needles and through childbirth if the mother is infected. The disease attacks and destroys the body's immune system, which makes the individual susceptible to infections and other di..
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aids

aids, in feudalism, type of feudal due paid by a vassal to his suzerain (overlord). Aids varied with time and place, although in English-speaking countries aids were traditionally due on the knighting of the lord's eldest son, on the marriage of the lord's eldest daughter, and for ransom of the lord...
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AIDS

AIDS or acquired immunodeficiency syndrome,fatal disease caused by a rapidly mutating retrovirus that attacks the immune system and leaves the victim vulnerable to infections, malignancies, and neurological disorders. It was first recognized as a disease in 1981. The virus was isolated in 1983 and w...
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AIDS

Most serious of all the sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). It is caused by the retrovirus human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), and is transmitted in body fluids, such as blood, saliva, semen, and vaginal secretions. AIDS is the world's most deadly STD and the fourth leading global cause of death. Unlike other diseases, which typically claim m...
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