AIDS

Definition / meaning of AIDS

A disease caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). People with AIDS are at an increased risk for developing certain cancers and for infections that usually occur only in individuals with a weak immune system. Also called acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.

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The Web site of the National Cancer Institute (http://www.cancer.gov/)

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