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virus British & World English

An infective agent that typically consists of a nucleic acid molecule in a protein coat, is too small to be seen by light microscopy, and is able to multiply only within the living cells of a host

DNA virus British & World English

A virus in which the genetic information is stored in the form of DNA (as opposed to RNA)

RNA virus British & World English

A virus in which the genetic information is stored in the form of RNA (as opposed to DNA)

slow virus British & World English

A virus or virus-like organism that multiplies slowly in the host organism and has a long incubation period

Norwalk virus British & World English

A virus which can cause epidemics of severe gastroenteritis

polyoma virus British & World English

Any of a group of papovaviruses that are usually endemic in their host species without causing disease but which can cause tumours when injected into other species

Sendai virus British & World English

A parainfluenza virus which causes disease of the upper respiratory tract in mice and is used in the laboratory to produce cell fusion

Coxsackie virus British & World English

Any of a group of enteroviruses which cause various respiratory, neurological, and muscular diseases in humans

Epstein–Barr virus British & World English

A herpesvirus causing glandular fever and associated with certain cancers, for example Burkitt’s lymphoma

West Nile virus British & World English

A flavivirus originally isolated in eastern Africa, transmitted by mosquitoes, usually between birds, but sometimes causing epidemics of disease (typically fever or encephalitis) in humans and horses

tobacco mosaic virus British & World English

A virus that causes mosaic disease in tobacco, much used in biochemical research

respiratory syncytial virus British & World English

A paramyxovirus which causes disease of the respiratory tract. It is a major cause of bronchiolitis and pneumonia in young children, and may be a contributing factor in cot death

antivirus British & World English

(Of software) designed to detect and destroy computer viruses

human T cell lymphotropic virus British & World English

Any of a group of retroviruses that cause disease by attacking T cells

echovirus British & World English

Any of a group of enteroviruses which can cause respiratory infections and a mild form of meningitis

ECHO virus in echovirus British & World English

Any of a group of enteroviruses which can cause respiratory infections and a mild form of meningitis

Ebola fever British & World English

An infectious and generally fatal disease marked by fever and severe internal bleeding, spread through contact with infected body fluids by a filovirus (Ebola virus), whose normal host species is unknown

Machupo British & World English

A South American arenavirus carried by rodents, which causes a rare form of haemorrhagic fever in humans

Machupo virus in Machupo British & World English

A South American arenavirus carried by rodents, which causes a rare form of haemorrhagic fever in humans

Marburg disease British & World English

An acute, often fatal, form of haemorrhagic fever. It is caused by a filovirus (Marburg virus) which normally lives in African monkeys

computer virus in virus British & World English

A piece of code which is capable of copying itself and typically has a detrimental effect, such as corrupting the system or destroying data

Ebola virus in Ebola fever British & World English

An infectious and generally fatal disease marked by fever and severe internal bleeding, spread through contact with infected body fluids by a filovirus (Ebola virus), whose normal host species is unknown

Marburg virus in Marburg disease British & World English

An acute, often fatal, form of haemorrhagic fever. It is caused by a filovirus (Marburg virus) which normally lives in African monkeys

Borna disease British & World English

An infectious neurological disease affecting horses and other mammal and bird species, caused by an RNA virus (Borna disease virus)

human papillomavirus British & World English

A virus with subtypes that cause diseases in humans ranging from common warts to cervical cancer

Borna disease virus in Borna disease British & World English

An infectious neurological disease affecting horses and other mammal and bird species, caused by an RNA virus (Borna disease virus)

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