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human immunodeficiency virus

noun [S] uk   us   (abbreviation HIV) specialized
the virus that causes AIDS (= a serious disease that destroys the body's ability to fight infection)
Translations of “human immunodeficiency virus”
in Chinese (Traditional) 人體免疫缺乏病毒,愛滋病病毒…
in Chinese (Simplified) 人体免疫缺损病毒,艾滋病病毒…
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