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1. Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS)
A collection of disorders that develop as a result of infection by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) , which attacks helper T cells , crippling the immune system and greatly reducing the body's ability to fight infection; results in premature death brought about by various diseases that overwhelm the compromised immune system.