immunodeficiency immunodeficiency  /ˌɪm ju noʊ ˌdɪ ˈfɪ ʃən si/

Definition(s):

  • (n) immunological disorder in which some part of the body's immune system is inadequate and resistance to infectious diseases is reduced

Usage(s):

  1. The source of the woman's suffering: the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome, or AIDS, virus.
  2. Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome was a pressing issue.
  3. The specter of the deadly and incurable disease called AIDS -- acquired immunodeficiency syndrome -- has cast a shadow over the American sexual landscape.

News

  1. Nutra Pharma Announces Radio Campaign for the Marketing of Its All-Natural Pain Reliever, Nyloxin(TM)

    Nutra Pharma Corporation , a biotechnology company that is developing treatments for Multiple Sclerosis , Human Immunodeficiency Virus , Adrenomyeloneuropathy and Pain, announced today that New Vitality, ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Study details age disparities in HIV continuum of care

    Age disparities exist in the continuum of care for patients with the human immunodeficiency virus with people younger than 45 years less likely to be aware of their infection or to have a suppressed viral load, according to a report published online first by JAMA Internal Medicine, a JAMA Network publication.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

Quotes

  • "Of the global total of 38.6 million persons living with HIV (human immunodeficiency virus), approximately 6.8 million of these people in low and middle income countries require antiretroviral therapy," De Cock said at the 16th International...
    on Aug 16, 2006 By: Kevin De Cock Source: United Press International

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