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Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome

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Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome

(Science: immunology, syndrome) An epidemic disease caused by an infection by human immunodeficiency virus (hiv-1, HIV-2), a retrovirus that causes immune system failure and debilitation and is often accompanied by infections such as tuberculosis. Aids is spread through direct contact with bodily fluids.

Acronym: aids