Aquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
Aquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS): An infectious disease caused by the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). Transmission occurs via one of three routes: vertical transmission, transmission via body fluids (eg sharing needles) . . . View Full Definition
Loan Deficiency Payments: A commodity payment program authorized by the Food Security Act of 1985 that makes direct payments, equivalent to marketing loan gains, to wheat, feed grain, upland cotton, rice, or oilseed . . . View Full Definition
Marfan Syndrome: Autosomal dominant condition of connective tissue: affects the skeletal, ocular and cardiovascular systems.
Noonan Syndrome: A condition characterized by short stature and ovarian or testicular dysfunction, mental deficiency, and lesions of the heart.
Prader-Willi Syndrome: A condition characterized by obesity and insatiable appetite, mental deficiency, small genitals, and short stature. May be deletion of #15 chromosome.
Parked Motorcycle Syndrome (PMS): PMS is defined as Parked Motorcycle Syndrome. This is a common disease that occurs in the winter when a rider is unable to take his/her motorcycle out for a ride and is forced to think about . . . View Full Definition
Klüver Bucy Syndrome: Placidity, hyperorality, hypersexuality, hyperphagia
Klinefelters Syndrome: Chromosomal defect in males in which there is an extra X chromosome; manifestations may include underdeveloped testes, physical feminization, sterility, and mental retardation.
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV): The retrovirus that attacks T-cells in the human immune system, destroying the bodys defenses and allowing the development of AIDS.
Immune: Protected against infection. The Latin immunis means free, exempt.