cytopathogenic virus

n.

A virus whose multiplication leads to degenerative changes in the host cell.

Nearby words

  1. cytometry,
  2. cytomorphology,
  3. cytomorphosis,
  4. cytopathic,
  5. cytopathogenic,
  6. cytopathologic,
  7. cytopathology,
  8. cytopathy,
  9. cytopenia,
  10. cytophagic panniculitis


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