immunodeficiency

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Antonyms for immunodeficiency

immunological disorder in which some part of the body's immune system is inadequate and resistance to infectious diseases is reduced

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Chemotherapy can damage bone marrow, where the majority of blood cells are made, resulting in acquired immunodeficiency.
Such inclusions were subsequently described in patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome with Mycobacterium avium complex infection.
Cohen's team at the Institut de recherches cliniques de Montreal, could potentially lead to the development of new strategies to combat the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV-1), the causal agent of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS).
ACQUIRED Immunodeficiency syndrome or AIDS is caused by the sexuallytransmitted infection human immunodeficiency virus or HIV.
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Revision of the case definition of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome for national reporting-United Stares.
Pattern C, seen in late acquired immunodeficiency syndrome, is characterized by small or absent follicles with hyalinized "burnt-out" germinal centers (figure 3), an almost complete depletion of lymphocytes, an increase in plasma cells, and an excessive proliferation of blood vessels.
A single counselling session that brings up the question of the relationship between excess alcohol use and unsafe sexual practices may have an impact, so helping to prevent HIV infection related to unsafe sex, according to an article published recently in the Journal of Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndromes.
Mothers of infants with the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.
Meningitis due to Histoplasma capsulatum and Mycobacterium tuberculosis in a returned traveler with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.
The drug is also used in adults to treat growth failure and to treat weight loss caused by acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS).
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS): A disease of the body's immune system caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).
Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
The number of HIV-infected Americans is the highest since the peak of the epidemic in the 1980s, when acquired immunodeficiency syndrome swept through the gay community.
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