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HIV

 (āch′ī-vē′)
n.
A retrovirus of the genus Lentivirus that causes AIDS by infecting helper T cells of the immune system. The most common serotype, HIV-1, is distributed worldwide, while HIV-2 is primarily confined to West Africa.

[h(uman) i(mmunodeficiency) v(irus).]
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HIV

abbreviation for
(Pathology) human immunodeficiency virus; the cause of AIDS. Two strains have been identified: HIV-1 and HIV-2
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HIV


n.
a variable retrovirus that invades and inactivates helper T cells of the immune system and is the cause of AIDS.
[1985–90; h(uman) i(mmunodeficiency) v(irus)]
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HIV

(āch′ī-vē′)
Short for human immunodeficiency virus. The virus that causes AIDS by infecting the body's immune system.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.HIV - infection by the human immunodeficiency virusHIV - infection by the human immunodeficiency virus
viral infection, virus infection - infection by a virus that is pathogenic to humans
2.HIV - the virus that causes acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS); it replicates in and kills the helper T cells
retrovirus - any of a group of viruses that contain two single-strand linear RNA molecules per virion and reverse transcriptase (RNA to DNA); the virus transcribes its RNA into a cDNA provirus that is then incorporated into the host cell
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Translations
فيروس فقدان المناعه: الأيدْز
HIV
hiv
HIVHI-virus
HIV-vírus
ŽIV
UKIMWIvirus vinavyosababishaVVU

HIV

A. N ABBR =human immunodeficiency virusVIH m
HIV positive/negativeVIH positivo/negativo
B. CPD HIV virus Nvirus m VIH
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

HIV

[ˌeɪtʃaɪˈviː] (=human immunodeficiency virus)
nVIH m, HIV m
modif [infection] → par le VIH; [test, testing] → pour le VIH
the HIV virus → le virus VIH HIV-negative, HIV-positive
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

HIV

abbr of human immunodeficiency virusHIV nt; HIV positive/negativeHIV-positiv/-negativ
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HIV

[ˌeɪtʃaɪˈviː] n abbr =human immunodeficiency virusHIV m inv
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

HIV

(ˌeitʃ ai ˈviː) abbreviation
human immunodeficiency virus; a virus that causes AIDS.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

HIV

abbr human immunodeficiency virus. V. virus.
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Balochistan province has already been in a dire of death causing diseases like cancers, but the rapid rate of HIV infection in the province is adding more to it.
CDC calculated the PAP disparity measure to assess trends in HIV infection disparities among black and white women in the United States from 2010 to 2016.
The health department in Marsabit county has been challenged to devise innovative ways and home grown techniques to encourage HIV testing if the county is to reduce mother to child HIV infection and expand antiretroviral treatment.
[USPRwire, Sun Nov 11 2018] During the past few years, the global burden of pediatric HIV infection is becoming a challenge for the healthcare industry.
Summary: The market for pediatric HIV infection treatment is primarily driven by increasing prevalence of HIV infection in children.
WEDNESDAY, April 11, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- About half of pregnant women with HIV infection underwent cesarean delivery between 1998 and 2013, according to a study published online April 6 in Obstetrics & Gynecology.
To identify early HIV infection, over a period of 18 months blood samples were collected from persons referred by clinicians for malaria parasite tests in Nigeria.
"The fact that the authors were able to detect changes in such a resilient young population gives credence to the hypothesis that HIV infection is associated with brain alternations and corresponding abnormalities in cognitive abilities."
Progression from HIV infection to AIDS is associated with a gradual loss of immune-competence.
A new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report estimates that 25% of sexually active gay and bisexual adult men, nearly 20% of adults who inject drugs, and less than 1% of heterosexually active adults are at substantial risk for HIV infection and should be counseled about PrEP, a daily pill for HIV prevention.

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