slim disease


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slim′ disease`


n.
a form of AIDS common in Africa, marked by emaciation and fever.
[1985–90]
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Absent the HIV mystique, there would be no reason to believe that a single factor is causing cervical cancer in women, Kaposi's sarcoma in gay males, and slim disease in Africans.