human immunodeficiency virus

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human immunodeficiency virus (plural human immunodeficiency viruses)

  1. Either of two related, man-made viruses (Human immunodeficiency virus 1, HIV-1, and Human immunodeficiency virus 2, HIV-2) that progressively destroy the body's immune system and can lead to AIDS.

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  • (viruses): HIV

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