[ep-stahyn bahr] /ˈɛp staɪn ˈbɑr/
a type of herpes virus that causes infectious mononucleosis.
a virus belonging to the herpes family that causes infectious mononucleosis; it is also implicated in the development of Burkitt’s lymphoma and Hodgkin’s disease EBV
1968, named for British virologist Michael Anthony Epstein and Irish-born virologist Yvonne M. Barr.
Epstein-Barr virus Ep·stein-Barr virus (ěp’stīn-)
A herpesvirus that is the causative agent of infectious mononucleosis. It is also associated with various types of human cancers. Also called EB virus.
A virus of the family Herpesviridae and the genus Lymphocryptovirus that causes infectious mononucleosis and is associated with several types of human cancers. It is named after two of its discoverers, British pathologist Michael Anthony Epstein (born 1921) and British virologist Yvonne M. Barr (born 1932).
1. excess-profits tax. adj. 1938, back-formation from inept, usually with an attempt at comical effect. Related: Eptitude; eptly. early pregnancy
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/ɛˈpuːlɪs/ noun 1. (pathol) a swelling of the gum, usually as a result of fibrous hyperplasia 2. (vet science) a benign tumour attached to the jaw of an animal, esp a dog epulis e·pu·lis (ĭ-pyōō’lĭs) n. Inflammatory cellular proliferation or a tumorlike growth of the gum that may be present at birth. ep’u·loid’ (ěp’yə-loid’) adj.