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Definition of Lymphadenopathy-associated virus

Lymphadenopathy-associated virus: Another name for the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) that causes AIDS.

Lymphadenopathy may be secondary to any substance that is foreign to the body i.e., in addition to viruses - bacteria, tumors.

See: Lymphadenopathy virus.

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Last Editorial Review: 5/12/2014

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