Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS)

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS): Caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) which kills or damages cells of the body's immune system by progressively destroying the body's ability to fight infections and certain cancers. People diagnosed with AIDS may get life-threatening diseases called opportunistic infections, which are caused by microbes such as viruses or bacteria that usually do not make healthy people sick.

Other Words for Immune

Immune Verb Synonyms: inoculated, vaccinated, exempt, safe, protected, insusceptible or unsusceptible, invulnerable, untouched, unaffected

Klinefelter Syndrome

Science / Biology / Klinefelter Syndrome: In humans, a genetically determined condition in which the individual has two X and one Y chromosome. Affected individuals are male and typically tall and infertile. MORE

Klüver Bucy Syndrome

Science / Psychiatry / Klüver Bucy Syndrome: Placidity, hyperorality, hypersexuality, hyperphagia MORE

Klinefelters Syndrome

Science / Psychiatry / Klinefelters Syndrome: Chromosomal defect in males in which there is an extra X chromosome; manifestations may include underdeveloped testes, physical feminization, sterility, and mental retardation. MORE