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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A congenital disease affecting T cells that can result from a mutation in any one of several different genes.

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  • Now being added to the list: Bubble-boy disease, formally known as SCID for severe combined immune deficiency.
  • Left undiagnosed, a newborn with SCID, which is a group disorder, usually will die within the first year of life.
  • I swear, I have the immune system of a SCID mouse.
  • Yup, that's SCID as in severe combined immunodeficinecy. for more
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