Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
Compton’s Encyclopedia
AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome)The disease called acquired immunodeficiency syndrome, but better known as AIDS, is a complicated illness that may involve several phases. It is caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), which can be passed from person to person. AIDS impairs the human
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome) While the Bible does not specifically address AIDS, it does provide principles by which AIDS may be understood and those affected by AIDS may find comfort and hope.Like all disease, suffering, and death, AIDS is a consequence of the fall (Gen. 2:17; 3:19b; Rom.