Synonyms

1. XXY-syndrome

noun. syndrome in males that is characterized by small testes and long legs and enlarged breasts and reduced sperm production and mental retardation; a genetic defect in which an extra X chromosome (XXY) is present in the male.

Synonyms

  • Klinefelter's syndrome
  • Klinefelter syndrome

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2. deficiency

noun. ['dɪˈfɪʃənsi'] the state of needing something that is absent or unavailable.

Synonyms

  • famine
  • demand
  • shortness
  • stringency
  • mineral deficiency
  • deficit
  • absence
  • lack
  • need
  • tightness
  • dearth
  • want

Antonyms

  • wealth
  • fruitfulness
  • superiority
  • high quality

Etymology

  • -ency (English)
  • deficit (English)
  • déficit (French)

3. deficiency

noun. ['dɪˈfɪʃənsi'] lack of an adequate quantity or number.

Synonyms

  • shortfall
  • meagerness
  • exiguity
  • inadequacy
  • deficit
  • meagreness
  • poorness
  • leanness
  • scantiness
  • insufficiency
  • scarcity
  • amount
  • scarceness
  • scantness
  • slenderness

Antonyms

  • sufficiency
  • abundance
  • satisfactoriness
  • lead

Etymology

  • -ency (English)
  • deficit (English)
  • déficit (French)

4. acquired

adjective. ['əˈkwaɪɝd'] gotten through environmental forces.

Synonyms

  • noninheritable

Antonyms

  • inherited
  • patrimonial

5. syndrome

noun. ['ˈsɪnˌdroʊm'] a complex of concurrent things.

Synonyms

  • complex

Antonyms

  • hyponatremia
  • hyperglycemia

Etymology

  • συνδρομή (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • σύνδρομος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

6. syndrome

noun. ['ˈsɪnˌdroʊm'] a pattern of symptoms indicative of some disease.

Synonyms

  • Tietze's syndrome
  • Noonan's syndrome
  • phantom limb syndrome
  • toxic shock syndrome
  • ADD
  • ADHD
  • Conn's syndrome
  • FAS
  • Horner's syndrome
  • nephrotic syndrome
  • Zollinger-Ellison syndrome
  • Reye's syndrome
  • tetanilla
  • Chinese restaurant syndrome
  • cervical disc syndrome
  • tetany
  • radiation
  • Tourette's syndrome
  • Munchausen syndrome
  • symptom
  • Reiter's syndrome
  • hyperkinetic syndrome
  • Ekbom syndrome
  • Fallot's syndrome
  • fetal alcohol syndrome
  • apyretic tetanus
  • malabsorption syndrome
  • Gulf War syndrome
  • PMS
  • Fallot's tetralogy
  • attention deficit disorder
  • minimal brain damage
  • toxic shock
  • Williams syndrome
  • cervical root syndrome
  • Reiter's disease
  • restless legs syndrome
  • nephrosis
  • autism
  • Persian Gulf illness
  • MBD
  • Munchausen's syndrome
  • premenstrual syndrome
  • minimal brain dysfunction
  • radiation sickness
  • attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
  • radiation syndrome
  • Ramsay Hunt syndrome
  • Klinefelter's syndrome
  • Klinefelter syndrome
  • TSS
  • scalenus syndrome
  • Waterhouse-Friderichsen syndrome
  • tetralogy of Fallot
  • intermittent cramp
  • restless legs
  • disease
  • thoracic outlet syndrome
  • intermittent tetanus
  • Gilles de la Tourette syndrome

Antonyms

  • hypercalcemia
  • hypernatremia
  • hypokalemia
  • hyperkalemia

Etymology

  • συνδρομή (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • σύνδρομος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

7. immune

noun. ['ˌɪˈmjuːn'] a person who is immune to a particular infection.

Synonyms

  • someone
  • soul
  • carrier
  • person
  • individual
  • immune carrier
  • somebody

Antonyms

  • unemotional person
  • worker
  • extrovert
  • debtor

Etymology

  • immunis (Latin)

8. immune

adjective. ['ˌɪˈmjuːn'] (usually followed by `to') not affected by a given influence.

Antonyms

  • stranger

Etymology

  • immunis (Latin)

9. immune

adjective. ['ˌɪˈmjuːn'] secure against.

Antonyms

  • adult

Etymology

  • immunis (Latin)

10. immune

adjective. ['ˌɪˈmjuːn'] relating to or conferring immunity (to disease or infection).

Synonyms

  • resistant
  • insusceptible

Antonyms

  • introvert
  • withholder
  • male

Etymology

  • immunis (Latin)

Example sentences of the word acquired-immune-deficiency-syndrome


1. Noun Phrase
HIV is an acronym for human immunodeficiency virus, the virus that causes AIDS, or acquired immune deficiency syndrome.

2.
Noun Phrase
AIDS, or
acquired immune deficiency syndrome**, is a disorder that is caused by infection with the human immunodeficiency virus, or HIV.

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