virus-associated hemophagocytic syndrome

[ hē′mō-făg′ə-sĭtĭk ]

n.

A syndrome that resembles malignant histiocytosis and follows infection with a herpes virus, such as Epstein-Barr virus.

Nearby words

  1. virus chip,
  2. virus keratoconjunctivitis,
  3. virus punctate keratoconjunctivitis,
  4. virus shedding,
  5. virus, computer,
  6. virus-transformed cell,
  7. virusoid,
  8. vis,
  9. vis major,
  10. vis-a-vis


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