Hitzig Hit·zig (hĭt’sĭk’, -sĭKH’), (Julius) Eduard. 1838-1907.
German physiologist. By using electrodes in different locations of the cortex to stimulate different muscle contractions (1870), he was able to prove the localization of cerebral function.
1. human immunodeficiency virus. See under . noun 1. a variable retrovirus that invades and inactivates helper T cells of the immune system and is a cause of AIDS and AIDS-related complex: variants were identified in several laboratories and independently named lymphadenopathy-associated virus (LAV) human T-cell lymphotropic virus type 3 (HTLV-3) and AIDS-related virus (ARV) […]
human immunodeficiency virus-1
human immunodeficiency virus-2
[hee-vuh oh-uh] /ˈhi və ˈoʊ ə/ noun 1. a volcanic island in the South Pacific, in the Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia. 77 sq. mi. (200 sq. km).