HIV–1

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noun \ˌāch-ˌī-ˈvē-ˈwən\

Definition of HIV–1

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

1986

First Known Use of hiv–1

1986


Medical Dictionary

HIV–1

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noun \ˌā-ˌchī-ˌvē-ˈwən\

Medical Definition of HIV–1

  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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