HIV-1


HIV–1

noun \-ˈwən\

Definition of HIV-1

:  a lentivirus (species Human immunodeficiency virus 1) that is the most prevalent HIV —called also HTLV-III

First Known Use of HIV-1

1986

HIV–1

noun \ˌā-ˌchī-ˌvē-ˈwən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of HIV–1

: a retrovirus of the genus Lentivirus (species Human immunodeficiency virus 1) that is the most prevalent HIV—called also HTLV-III, LAV

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