human T-cell lymphotropic virus: any of a family of retroviruses associated with certain leukemias and immune system deficiencies.
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British Dictionary definitions for HTLV
human T-cell lymphotrophic virus: any one of a small family of viruses that cause certain rare diseases in the T-cells of human beings; for instance, HTLV I causes a form of leukaemia
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Medical definitions for HTLV
[ āch′tē-ĕl-vē′ ]
Human T-cell lymphotropic virus; any of a group of lymphotropic retroviruses that have a selective affinity for certain T cells and are associated with adult T cell leukemia and lymphoma. One type, HTLV-III, causes AIDS.human T-cell leukemia virus
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