[ pol-ee-hee-droh-sis ]
/ ˌpɒl i hiˈdroʊ sɪs /
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noun, plural pol·y·he·dro·ses [pol-ee-hee-droh-seez]. /ˌpɒl i hiˈdroʊ siz/.
an often fatal disease of certain insect larvae or decapod crustaceans, caused by viruses containing double-stranded DNA.
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