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Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome

is an acrostic for aids.

Definition of the noun acquired immune deficiency syndrome

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  1. a serious (often fatal) disease of the immune system transmitted through blood products especially by sexual contact or contaminated needles
    • lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
    • synonym of acquired immune deficiency syndrome: AIDS
    • more generic terms: immunodeficiency = immunological disorder in which some part of the body's immune system is inadequate and resistance to infectious diseases is reduced; infectious disease = a disease transmitted only by a specific kind of contact

Alternative definition of the noun acquired immune deficiency syndrome


  1. [disease] An infectious disease, caused by HIV, that causes the gradual degeneration of the body's immune system.

Specialised definition of the noun acquired immune deficiency syndrome

Glossary of healthcare

  • abbreviation: AIDS


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Google previewSenate Bill (1983)

ACQUIRED IMMUNE DEFICIENCY SYNDROME RESEARCH AND WORKSHOP GRANTS 195. The Legislature hereby finds and declares the following: (a) Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome is a serious disease threatening the lives of ...

Google previewEncyclopedic Dictionary of AIDS-Related Terminology (2012)

by Jeffrey T Huber, Mary L Gillaspy


Google previewNational Health Data Dictionary 2012 version 16

Specialised service indicators—acquired immune deficiency syndrome unit Identifying and definitional attributes Metadata item type: Data Element Technical name: Establishment—specialised service indicator (acquired immune deficiency ...

Google previewDictionary of Medical Abbreviations (2016)

The World's most comprehensive list of English-language medical abbreviations and acronyms by Burt Vance

AIDR= adaptive iterative dose reduction AIDR= artificial intervertebral disc replacement AIDS = acquired immune deficiency syndrome AIDS = autoimmune deficiency syndrome AIDS-KS = acquired immune deficiency syndrome with Kaposi's ...

Google previewDictionary of Counseling (1994)

by Donald A. Biggs, Gerald Porter

ACQUIRED IMMUNE DEFICIENCY SYNDROME References Anastasia, A. ( 1982). Psychological testing (5th ed.). New York: Macmillan. Karmel, L. J. (1979). Measurement and evaluation in the schools. New York: Macmillan. ACQUIRED ...

Google previewSexually Transmitted Disease: An Encyclopedia of Diseases, Prevention, Treatment, and Issues [2 volumes] (2013)

An Encyclopedia of Diseases, Prevention, Treatment, and Issues by Jill Ann Grimes MD, Lori Apffel Smith MD, Kristyn Fagerberg MD

Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome. See AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome) Acyclovir (Zovirax) AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome) Amoxicillin. See Penicillin Anal Intercourse Antibiotic Resistance Antibiotics for ...

Google previewChronic Diseases: An Encyclopedia of Causes, Effects, and Treatments [2 volumes] (2016)

by Jean Kaplan Teichroew

AIDS (ACQUIRED IMMUNE DEFICIENCY SYNDROME) An Overview of Facts AIDS is caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). AIDS is a global disease ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Immigrant Health (2012)

by Sana Loue, Martha Sajatovic

Services, County of San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA Without Abstract Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) is a medical diagnosis by a physician of a set of symptoms or conditions based on specific criteria ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Public Health. 2 Vol. (2008)

by Wilhelm Kirch

/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome ( AIDS) H. 700 Pan American Health Organization (1998) Natural Disaster Mitigation in Drinking Water and Sewerage Systems. PAHO, Washington, D.C. Pan ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Health Education (2010)

by David A. Bedworth, Albert E. Bedworth

ACQUIRED IMMUNE DEFICIENCY SYNDROME (AIDS) 1. The end-stage manifestations of infection q.v. with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) which destroys important components of the human immune system q.v. Persons with the ...

Google previewThe Eat Right 4 Your Type The complete Blood Type Encyclopedia (2002)

by Dr. Peter J. D'Adamo, Catherine Whitney

AIDS–See Viral disease, acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) ALCOHOLISM–A dependence on ethanol (ethyl alcohol), leading to physical and mental deterioration and eventual death. Symptoms Alcohol dependence is associated ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Guinea (2005)

by Thomas O'Toole, Janice E. Baker

France Agence guinéenne de presse/Guinean Press Agency acquired immune deficiency syndrome acquired immune deficiency syndrome—human immunodeficiency virus Aluminum of Canada, Ltd. Alliance nationale patriotique/ National ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Human Development (2005)

by Neil J. Salkind

Abecedarian Research Project Abortion Abstract Reasoning Accommodation Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) Activity Theory Acupuncture Adaptation Addiction Adler, Alfred Adolescence ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Government and Politics (2013)

2-volume set by Mary Hawkesworth, Maurice Kogan

identified ascausing the Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) has become a major cause for concern. The morbidity and mortalityin AIDS threateneconomic development ...

Google previewSocial Issues in America: An Encyclopedia (2015)

An Encyclopedia by James Ciment

Since the acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) pandemic began in the early 1980s, the world has achieved great successes in education, prevention, and treatment, yet it remains threatened by growing complacency toward the most ...

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