acquired immune deficiency syndrome

noun

Definition of acquired immune deficiency syndrome

: aids

Examples of acquired immune deficiency syndrome in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web On March 3, 1982, six months before the term AIDS (acquired immune deficiency syndrome) was first used by the Centers for Disease Control, a baby was born prematurely. Sam Whiting, San Francisco Chronicle, 8 Sep. 2021 Those conditions include arthritis; asthma; chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases; Type 2 diabetes; human immunodeficiency virus or acquired immune deficiency syndrome; and obesity. Christine Sexton, orlandosentinel.com, 20 Aug. 2020 Those conditions include arthritis; asthma; chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases; Type 2 diabetes; human immunodeficiency virus or acquired immune deficiency syndrome; and obesity. Christine Sexton, sun-sentinel.com, 20 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of acquired immune deficiency syndrome

1982, in the meaning defined above

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“Acquired immune deficiency syndrome.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/acquired%20immune%20deficiency%20syndrome. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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acquired immune deficiency syndrome

noun

Medical Definition of acquired immune deficiency syndrome

: aids

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