immunodeficiency

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immunodeficiency

a deficiency in or breakdown of a person's immune system

immunodeficiency

[¦im·yə‚nō·də′fish·ən·sē]
(immunology)
Any defect of antibody function or cell-mediated immunity.
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and India human immunodeficiency virus and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) partnership, an effort to encourage the private sector to undertake greater efforts in the prevention, care, and treatment of people living with HIV/AIDS.
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The ICN describes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) as a global public health threat that continues to increase the burden of disease.
HHS works with partners from around the world to combat global health problems such as acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), malaria, tuberculosis, and tobacco use.
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