AIDS - Initial Theories and Disease Progression

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Glossary

Immune system: The complex group of organs and cells that defends the body against infection or disease.

Genetic: Inherited; having to do with information that is passed from parents to offspring through genes in sperm and egg cells.

Heterosexual: A person who is sexually attracted to a person of the opposite sex.

Reproductive cell: Egg and sperm cells. Each mature reproductive cell carries a single set of 23 chromosomes.

Pelvic: Having to do with the pelvis, the lower part of the abdomen, located between the hip bones.

Mutation: Any change in the DNA of a cell. Mutations may be caused by mistakes during cell division, or they may be caused by exposure to DNA-damaging agents in the environment. Mutations can be harmful, beneficial, or have no effect. If they occur in cells that make eggs or sperm, they can be inherited; if mutations occur in other types of cells, they are not inherited. Certain mutations may lead to cancer or other diseases.

Vaccine: A substance or group of substances meant to cause the immune system to respond to a tumor or to microorganisms, such as bacteria or viruses.

Disease progression: Cancer that continues to grow or spread.

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king07 Thursday, June 28, 2012

on my dick small white wounds are present, but not pain,is it belongs to aids chacteristic

nanzasa Tuesday, February 28, 2012

That's good my dear. keep up.Are those the only theories that explain the origin of HIV ? if there are more, please add us because I've heard that they're eight.otherwise that's good.

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