What does AIDS mean in Hospitals?

This page is about the meanings of the acronym/abbreviation/shorthand AIDS in the Medical field in general and in the Hospitals terminology in particular.

Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome

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What does AIDS mean?

a disease of the immune system characterized by increased susceptibility to opportunistic infections, to certain cancers, and to neurological disorders: caused by a retrovirus and transmitted chiefly through blood or blood products that enter the body's bloodstream, esp. by sexual contact or contaminated hypodermic needles.

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