antiviral protein n.
A human or animal factor that is induced by interferon in virus-infected cells and mediates interferon inhibition of virus replication.
an ultramicroscopic (20 to 300 nm in diameter), metabolically inert, infectious agent that replicates only within the cells of living hosts, mainly bacteria, plants, and animals: composed of an RNA or DNA core, a protein coat, and, in more complex types, a surrounding envelope. Informal. a disease. a corrupting influence on morals or the intellect; […]
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antivirus software tool Programs to detect and remove computer viruses. The simplest kind scans executable files and boot blocks for a list of known viruses. Others are constantly active, attempting to detect the actions of general classes of viruses. antivirus software should always include a regular update service allowing it to keep up with the […]
a person who opposes . Also, antivivisection. of, relating to, or characteristic of antivivisectionists or their policies. Historical Examples On the seacoast they also have learned to catch turtles and subdivide them, regardless of antivivisection laws. Appletons’ Popular Science Monthly, April 1899 Various adjective opposed to the act or practice or performing experiments on living […]