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Acquired immune deficiency syndrome, a disease in which there is a severe loss of the body's cellular immunity, greatly lowering the resistance to infection and malignancy,
  1. Acquired immune deficiency syndrome, a disease in which there is a severe loss of the body's cellular immunity, greatly lowering the resistance to infection and malignancy


  1. a serious (often fatal) disease of the immune system transmitted through blood products especially by sexual contact or contaminated needles
  2. (aided) assisted: having help; often used as a combining form
  3. Acquired immune deficiency syndrome or acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) is a disease of the human immune system caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). ...
  4. Compared with other regions, notably Africa and the Americas, the national HIV prevalence levels in East Asia are very low (0.1% in the adult (15-49) group). ...
  5. 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. ...
  6. A vassal, in the terminology that preceded and accompanied the feudalism of medieval Europe, is one who enters into mutual obligations with a monarch, usually of military support and mutual protection, in exchange for certain guarantees, which came to include the terrain held as a fief. ...
  7. AIDS is a peer-reviewed scientific journal that is published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (London, United Kingdom). It was established in 1987 and is the official journal of the International AIDS Society. ...
  8. (Aiding) Aydingkol , Aydingkul or Ayding is a lake in the Turpan Depression, Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, PR China. At 154 m below sea level, it is the second lowest land point on Earth (after the Dead Sea). This lake is now totally dried, and very muddy and salty.
  9. (Aided) the recognition of a product or service by a respondent when it is presented to them.
  10. A condition characterized by a defect in the body's natural immunity to diseases. Individuals who suffer from it are at risk for severe illnesses that are usually not a threat to anyone whose immune system is working properly. [8]
  11. a virus that weakens the immune system and subjects the patient to opportunistic diseases such as pneumonia and tuberculosis. The virus is transmitted through the exchange of body fluids, primarily semen, blood, and blood products. ...
  12. AIDS occurs when the entire range of symptoms and illnesses that can happen with HIV infection significantly lowers a person’s immune defences.
  13. is when your body's immune system has been weakened by HIV and is unable to fight off certain infections and diseases. See Safe Sex for more information.
  14. A sexually-transmitted disease caused by the HIV virus which is categorized by low T-cell counts and includes health conditions including tuberculosis, cancer or recurrent pneumonia.
  15. Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, an ultimately fatal condition produced when a virus destroys the T cells of the body's immune system; AIDS patients are attacked and sometimes killed by opportunistic fungi.
  16. the late stage of HIV disease, characterized by a deterioration of the immune system and a susceptibility to a range of opportunistic infections and cancers.
  17. v.  Looking for love in all the wrong places.
  18. (in  AIDS (disease): The emergence of AIDS)
  19. tests, short for acquired immunodeficiency syndrome tests, cover a number of different procedures used in the diagnosis and treatment of HIV-infected patients. Tests that measure antibodies to the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) are called AIDS serology tests. ...
  20. The late stage of the illness caused by infection with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV).
  21. Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. A condition in which the normal immune system becomes depressed, rendering the affected individual unable to fight a number of serious and fatal infections. Human T-cell leukemia/lymphoma virus (HTLV-III) is associated with AIDS. ...
  22. The disease caused by HIV. Common presentations ("opportunistic infections") of AIDS include the following: PCP; toxoplasmosis; candidiasis; cryptococcal meningitis; aggressive KS etc. Other, less specific symptoms may include lymphadenopathy, uncontrolled bacterial infections , and weight loss.
  23. Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome. No reported cases of AIDS have come from hair removal, although sterile procedures should be used during hair removal to keep risk to a minimum.
  24. acquired immunodeficiency syndrome; this is the result of HIV infection that has seriously injured the immune system and makes the patient subject to fever, chills, nightsweats, weight loss, and unusual infections (see "opportunistic infections" below)
  25. The last three fingers of the sword hand.