What is another word for aids?

Pronunciation: [ˈe͡ɪdz] (IPA)

Aids is a term that typically refers to a medical condition caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). However, there are several alternative terms that can be used to refer to this condition. Some of the most common synonyms for aids include HIV, HIV infection, acquired immune deficiency syndrome, and immune deficiency. Other terms that are sometimes used include retroviral syndrome, HIV disease, and AIDS-related complex. Regardless of the term used, it is important to understand that AIDS is a serious medical condition that can have potentially life-threatening implications if left untreated. People who believe that they may be at risk for HIV should seek medical attention as soon as possible to receive appropriate testing and treatment.

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Usage examples for Aids

Our religion is meant to bring us together; and though it does so more effectually by inspiring us with kindliness and helpfulness in life than by a formal meeting together for no purposes of active charity, yet the one fellowship aids the other, as many of us well know.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Gospel of St. John, Vol. I"
Marcus Dods
See that all charts of the harbor out of which you are to steam are corrected to date and are familiar to you, both as to sailing directions and buoys, and also as to lights and other aids to navigation.
"Lectures in Navigation"
Ernest Gallaudet Draper
Study these charts carefully, making notes, in detail, of the aids to navigation that you intend to pick up.
"Lectures in Navigation"
Ernest Gallaudet Draper

Famous quotes with Aids

  • I'm not really religious but very spiritual. I give money to this company that manufactures hearing aids on a regular basis. More people should really hear me sing. I have a gift from God.
    Christina Aguilera
  • Electronic aids, particularly domestic computers, will help the inner migration, the opting out of reality. Reality is no longer going to be the stuff out there, but the stuff inside your head. It's going to be commercial and nasty at the same time.
    J. G. Ballard
  • It doesn't upset artists to find out that artists used lenses or mirrors or other aids, but it certainly does upset the art historians.
    Chuck Close
  • One does nothing who tries to console a despondent person with word. A friend is one who aids with deeds at a critical time when deeds are called for.
  • The spirals of the helix should be as nearly approximated as possible, as each aids by its heat that of its neighbour, or rather diminishes the cooling effect of the gaseous atmosphere.
    William Robert Grove

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