HIV-1

noun
\ ˌāch-ˌī-ˈvē-ˈwən How to pronounce HIV-1 (audio) \

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, in the meaning defined above

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“HIV-1.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/HIV-1. Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

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HIV-1

noun
\ ˌā-ˌchī-ˌvē-ˈwən How to pronounce HIV-1 (audio) \

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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