- human immunodeficiency virus
(HIV)A lentivirus of the family Retroviridae that is associated with the onset of AIDS.
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human immunodeficiency virus — n HIV * * * (HIV) either of two species of the genus Lentivirus (HIV 1 and HIV 2), which cause the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). HIV 1, which comprises at least three subgroups (M, N, and O), is of worldwide distribution, while HIV 2 … Medical dictionary
human immunodeficiency virus — n. HIV * * * … Universalium
human immunodeficiency virus — ⇒ HIV … Deutsch wörterbuch der biologie
human immunodeficiency virus — n. HIV … English World dictionary
Human immunodeficiency virus — Humanes Immundefizienz Virus HI Virus, Grafik Systematik Reich: Viren Ordnung: nicht klassifiziert … Deutsch Wikipedia
human immunodeficiency virus — noun the virus that causes acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS); it replicates in and kills the helper T cells • Syn: ↑HIV • Hypernyms: ↑retrovirus * * * noun : HIV herein * * * … Useful english dictionary
human immunodeficiency virus — virus transmitted through bodily fluids which weakens the immune system and causes AIDS (incurable disease) … English contemporary dictionary
human immunodeficiency virus — HI Virus; HIV; HIV Virus (umgangssprachlich); AIDS Erreger; Virus der Immunschwächekrankheit … Universal-Lexikon
human immunodeficiency virus — HIV. The cause of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). Also called HIV … English dictionary of cancer terms
human immunodeficiency virus. — See under AIDS virus. Abbr.: HIV * * * … Universalium
human immunodeficiency virus — a virus which forms DNA while replicating its RNA leading to the development of Aids … Geography glossary