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Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome

Acquired
Immune
Deficiency
Syndrome
is an acrostic for aids.

Definition of the noun acquired immune deficiency syndrome

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noun

  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

noun

  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 previewEncyclopedic Dictionary of AIDS-Related Terminology (2012)

by Jeffrey T Huber, Mary L Gillaspy

See also COMMUNITY ACQUIRED IMMUNE DEFICIENCY SYNDROME, GAY- RELATED IMMUNE DEFICIENCY, and ACQUIRED IMMUNODEFICENCY SYNDROME acquired immune deficiency syndrome: See ACQUIRED IMMUNO- ...

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 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

htm AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome) Acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) is an STD caused by a virus called the human immunodeficiency ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the Lesbian and Gay Liberation Movements (2013)

by JoAnne Myers

ACQUIRED IMMUNE DEFICIENCY SYNDROME/HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS • 47 Treatment Action Center to fight AIDS. When the postapartheid South Af- rican Constitution was written, which included equal protection for sexual ...

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 previewEncyclopedia of Human Development (2005)

by Neil J. Salkind

Acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) is an advanced stage of infection with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). AIDS was first identified in 1981 in the United States and was subsequently identified around the world.

Google previewIllustrated Dictionary of Immunology, Third Edition (2009)

by Julius M. Cruse, Robert E. Lewis

Alcoholics develop acetaldehyde acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) adduct autoantibodies to apo B-containing lipoproteins, particularly very low density lipoproteins (VLDLs); 33% of alcoholic patients with heart muscle disease ...

Google previewDictionary of Counseling (2000)

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 previewHistorical Dictionary of Ethiopia (2013)

by David H. Shinn, Thomas P. Ofcansky

ACQUIRED IMMUNE DEFICIENCY SYNDROME. See HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS/ACQUIRED IMMUNE DEFICIENCY SYNDROME (HIV/AIDS). ADAL SULTANATE. The Adal Sultanate (also called an ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Health Communication (2014)

by Teresa L. Thompson

identified cases of an unnamed epidemic—what later came to be known as acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS). The CDC identified outbreaks of ...

Google previewChurchill Livingstone Medical Dictionary (2008)

by Chris Brooker

AIDS abbr acquired immune deficiency syndrome. AIDS-defining illness the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) criteria for acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) in a patient infected with human immunodeficiency ...

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Stem Cell Research (2015)

by Eric E. Bouhassira

Human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immune deficiency syndrome (HIV/ AIDS) is a secondary immunodeficiency disorder. HIV infection, which causes AIDS, can be acquired by exposure to fluids (such as blood or sperm). It results in ...

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 ...

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