What does the word hiv mean?

  • Human immunodeficiency virus. Species of LENTIVIRUS, subgenus primate lentiviruses ( LENTIVIRUSES, PRIMATE), formerly designated T- cell lymphotropic virus type III/ lymphadenopathy- associated virus ( HTLV- III/ LAV). It is acknowledged to be the agent responsible for the acute infectious manifestations, neurologic disorders, and immunologic abnormalities linked to the ACQUIRED IMMUNODEFICIENCY SYNDROME.

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