Dictionary.com

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- /
Save This Word!

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.
QUIZ
CAN YOU ANSWER THESE COMMON GRAMMAR DEBATES?
There are grammar debates that never die; and the ones highlighted in the questions in this quiz are sure to rile everyone up once again. Do you know how to answer the questions that cause some of the greatest grammar debates?
Question 1 of 7
Which sentence is correct?
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. 2023
FEEDBACK