Definition of AIDS-related complex in English:

AIDS-related complex

Line breaks: AIDS-related com|plex

noun

[mass noun]
  • The symptoms of a person who is affected with the AIDS virus but does not necessarily develop the disease: the man suffers from AIDS-related complex
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    • These symptoms are referred to as AIDS-related complex (ARC) and include fever, rashes, weight loss, and wasting.
    • Dr. McKinley said the patients enrolled in the study had the typical symptoms of AIDS-related complex, such as swollen lymph nodes, infections in the mouth and low immune cell counts that made them candidates to progress to full-fledged AIDS.
    • Federal officials said today that the drug has been shown, in small studies, to slow the progression of disease in patients suffering from AIDS-related complex.

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