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acquired immune deficiency syndrome

or acquired immunodeficiency syndrome

noun
1.
AIDS.
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British Dictionary definitions for acquired immune deficiency syndrome

acquired immune deficiency syndrome

noun
1.
the full name for AIDS
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acquired immune deficiency syndrome in Medicine

acquired immune deficiency syndrome n.
AIDS.

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acquired immune deficiency syndrome in Science
acquired immune deficiency syndrome  
See AIDS.
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