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American English: /ˈvaɪrəs/
British English: /ˈvʌɪrəs/

Translation of virus in Spanish:

noun plural viruses

  • she's come down with a virus [colloquial]
    ha pescado un virus [colloquial]
    (before noun) (infection/disease)
    Example sentences
    • When found outside of host cells, viruses exist as a protein coat or capsid, sometimes enclosed within a membrane.
    • Such viruses enter the host cell and then rapidly multiply inside the cell before killing it.
    • Bacteriophages fit the definition of parasite to a T. In many cases new viruses multiply inside a host until the bacterium simply rips apart.
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