acquired immunodeficiency syndrome

noun

Definition of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome

: aids

Examples of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The human immunodeficiency virus attacks the body's immune system and can lead to AIDS, acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. Jeannie Roberts, Arkansas Online, "Deaths, virus reports still climbing in Arkansas," 11 Dec. 2020

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First Known Use of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome

1982, in the meaning defined above

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“Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/acquired%20immunodeficiency%20syndrome. Accessed 16 Apr. 2021.

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acquired immunodeficiency syndrome

noun

Medical Definition of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome

: aids

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