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Synonyms for complex

Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

Synonyms for complex

consisting of two or more interconnected parts

a usually large entity composed of interconnected parts


a center of organization, supply, or activity

an exaggerated concern


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Synonyms for complex

a conceptual whole made up of complicated and related parts


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a compound described in terms of the central atom to which other atoms are bound or coordinated

(psychoanalysis) a combination of emotions and impulses that have been rejected from awareness but still influence a person's behavior

a whole structure (as a building) made up of interconnected or related structures

complicated in structure


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Lymphocyte status of lymph node and blood in acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) and AIDS-related complex disease.
Pregnancies resulting in infants with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome or AIDS-related complex: Followup of mothers, children, and subsequently born siblings.
Lung abscess involving Corynebacterium pseudodiphtheriticum in a patient with AIDS-related complex. New York State Journal of Medicine 1986;86:594-6.
A retrospective study of 55 people with AIDS or severe AIDS-related complex (ARC) has now confirmed that finding, reports a research group headed by Robert Yarchoan of the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, Md.
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Many legal scholars agree that the Arline decision foreshadows a similar conclusion with regard to employees who have AIDS and AIDS-related complex, especially where physical symptoms or actual impairment are manifested.
According to the Partnership for the Homeless, of the more than 90,000 homeless people in New York City, up to 8,000 have AIDS or AIDS-related complex (ARC).
The Centers for Disease Control's requirements for an AIDS diagnosis have recently been changed to include a brain dementia that is being increasingly noted in patients with no other clinical manifestations of AIDS or AIDS-related complex (ARC).
Survey Response Rate and Number of Patients with Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) or AIDS-Related Complex (ARC), by County Group, 1988 to address the following issues: (1) manpower and service
Experimental treatment with a combination of ultraviolet radiation and a light-activated drug appears to have bolstered the immune systems of a few people with AIDS-related complex (ARC), according to a new report.
Laws of nine states assure persons with AIDS or AIDS-related complex and AIDS carriers of confidential treatment of medical or epidemiologic information or records held or maintained by a state agency, health care provider or facility, physician, laboratory, blood bank, or third-party payer (California, Colorado, Hawaii, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland, Rhode Island, and Texas).
Despite the rapid spread of AIDS and the overall increase a family physicians who have managed AIDS, family physicians were not managing any patients with AIDS or AIDS-related complex (ARC) in 17 of the 51 counties reporting cases.