simian virus

[ sĭmē-ən ]

n.

Any of a number of viruses of variable taxonomic classification isolated from monkeys and from cultures of monkey cells.

Nearby words

  1. simferopol,
  2. simhath torah,
  3. simi valley,
  4. simian,
  5. simian shelf,
  6. simian virus 40,
  7. simianity,
  8. simianization,
  9. simic,
  10. similar


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