AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome)
-- Major failure of body's immune system
(immunodeficiency disease). It decreases body's ability to fight infection and suppress multiplication of
abnormal cells, such as cancer cells. See Immunodeficiency disease. Caused by a sexually transmitted
virus, contaminated blood or via the placenta to a fetus of an infected mother.
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