antiviral protein

n.

A human or animal factor that is induced by interferon in virus-infected cells and mediates interferon inhibition of virus replication.

Nearby words

  1. antiutopia,
  2. antivax,
  3. antivaxxer,
  4. antivenin,
  5. antiviral,
  6. antivirus,
  7. antivitamin,
  8. antivivisection,
  9. antivivisectionist,
  10. antiwar


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