Meaning of AIDS-related complex

AIDS'-re•lat•ed com"plex

Pronunciation: (ādz'ri-lā"tid), [key]
  1. a syndrome caused by the AIDS virus and characterized primarily by chronically swollen lymph nodes and persistent fever: sometimes a precursor of AIDS. Abbr.: ARC
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