human immunodeficiency virus


noun

See under AIDS virus. Abbreviation: HIV

Nearby words

  1. human gamma globulin,
  2. human genetics,
  3. human genome project,
  4. human geography,
  5. human growth hormone,
  6. human insulin,
  7. human interest,
  8. human leukocyte antigen,
  9. human menopausal gonadotropin,
  10. human nature

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019


British Dictionary definitions for human immunodeficiency virus

human immunodeficiency virus

noun

the full name for HIV
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Medicine definitions for human immunodeficiency virus

human immunodeficiency virus

n.

HIV.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.

Science definitions for human immunodeficiency virus

human immunodeficiency virus

See HIV.
The American Heritage® Science Dictionary Copyright © 2011. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.