Synonyms for immunodeficiency |

Synonyms for immunodeficiency

immunodeficiency (n.)

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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severe combined immunodeficiency (n.)

a congenital disease affecting T cells that can result from a mutation in any one of several different genes; children with it are susceptible to infectious disease; if untreated it is lethal within the first year or two of life

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human immunodeficiency virus (n.)

the virus that causes acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS); it replicates in and kills the helper T cells