human immunodeficiency virus


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human immunodeficiency virus

n.
See HIV.

human immunodeficiency virus

n
(Pathology) the full name for HIV
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Noun1.human immunodeficiency virus - 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
Translations

hu·man im·mu·no·de·fi·cien·cy vi·rus

n. virus de inmunodeficiencia humana, retrovirus del SIDA.
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