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oncornavirus

[ ong-kawr-nuh-vahy-ruhs, -kawr-nuh-vahy- ]
/ 蓲艐藞k蓴r n蓹藢va瑟 r蓹s, -藢k蓴r n蓹藞va瑟- /
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noun, plural on路cor路na路vi路rus路es.Pathology.
any of various RNA viruses that cause tumors in humans and other animals.
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Also on路co路vi路rus [ong-kuh-]. /藞蓲艐 k蓹-/.

Origin of oncornavirus

1965鈥70; onco- + RNA + virus
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 漏 Random House, Inc. 2021

Medical definitions for oncornavirus

oncornavirus
[ 艔ng-k么r鈥瞡蓹-v墨r蓹s ]

n.
A virus of the subfamily Oncovirinae; an RNA tumor virus.oncovirus
The American Heritage庐 Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright 漏 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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