OTHER WORDS FROM filterablefil·ter·a·bil·i·ty, fil·ter·a·ble·ness, nounnon·fil·ter·a·ble, adjectiveun·fil·ter·a·ble, adjective
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The discovery of virusesIn Ruska’s day, researchers used the term “filterable infectious agents” to describe viruses.The Vast Viral World: What We Know (and Don’t Know) - Issue 99: Universality|Lauren E. Oakes|April 7, 2021|Nautilus
The term virus or filterable virus is likewise applied to these ultramicroscopic and filterable agents.
Because these agents pass through the finest bacterial filters, they are also frequently called filterable.
The disease so produced is not contagious, and the contagious element seems to be due to the filterable virus.Disease and Its Causes|William Thomas Councilman