feline leukemia virus


noun

a retrovirus, mainly affecting cats, that depresses the immune system and leads to opportunistic infections, lymphosarcoma, and other disorders. Abbreviation: FeLV, FLV

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Origin of feline leukemia virus

First recorded in 1975–80
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