AIDS-related complex

noun

: a group of symptoms (such as fever, weight loss, and lymphadenopathy) that is associated with the presence of antibodies to HIV and is followed by the development of AIDS in a certain proportion of cases

Word History

First Known Use

1984, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of AIDS-related complex was in 1984

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“AIDS-related complex.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/AIDS-related%20complex. Accessed 7 Feb. 2023.

Medical Definition

AIDS-related complex

noun
: a group of symptoms (as fever, weight loss, and lymphadenopathy) that is associated with the presence of antibodies to HIV and is followed by the development of AIDS in a certain proportion of cases
abbreviation ARC
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