Oncovirus



[ong-kawr-nuh-vahy-ruh s, -kawr-nuh-vahy-] /ɒŋˈkɔr nəˌvaɪ rəs, -ˌkɔr nəˈvaɪ-/

noun, plural oncornaviruses. Pathology.
1.
any of various RNA viruses that cause tumors in humans and other animals.

oncovirus on·co·vi·rus (ŏng’kō-vī’rəs)
n.
See oncornavirus.

oncornavirus on·cor·na·vi·rus (ŏng-kôr’nə-vī’rəs)
n.
A virus of the subfamily Oncovirinae; an RNA tumor virus. Also called oncovirus.

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