Sendai virus

nounPathology, Veterinary Pathology.
  1. a paramyxovirus that tends to cause cell fusion: in inactive form, used in biological research to produce cells with multiple nuclei of different genetic constitutions.

Origin of Sendai virus

1960–65; first described in Sendai, Japan

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