Lentivirus



[len-tuh-vahy-ruh s] /ˈlɛn təˌvaɪ rəs/

noun, plural lentiviruses.
1.
any of the genus Lentivirus, of the retrovirus family, causing brain disease in sheep and other animals.
/ˈlɛntɪˌvaɪrəs/
noun
1.
any of a group of slowly acting viruses that includes the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), which causes AIDS

lentivirus len·ti·vi·rus (lěn’tə-vī’rəs)
n.
See slow virus.

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