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SV 40

or SV-40, SV40

[es-vee-fawr-tee] /ˈɛsˌviˈfɔr ti/
simian virus 40; a virus of the Papovaviridae family, originally isolated from kidney cells of healthy monkeys, and important in recombinant DNA and cancer research. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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sv40 in Medicine

SV40 (ěs'vē-fôr'tē)
A virus that causes cancers in monkeys and that is used widely in genetic and medical research.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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