human immunodeficiency virus


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human immunodeficiency virus:

see HIVHIV,
human immunodeficiency virus, either of two closely related retroviruses that invade T-helper lymphocytes and are responsible for AIDS. There are two types of HIV: HIV-1 and HIV-2. HIV-1 is responsible for the vast majority of AIDS in the United States.
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human immunodeficiency virus

[′hyü·mən ¦im·yə·nō·di′fish·ən·sē ‚vī·rəs]
(virology)
The retrovirus that causes acquired immune deficiency syndrome. Abbreviated HIV.
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