xenotropic virus

[ zĕn′ə-trŏpĭk, -trōpĭk, zē′nə- ]

n.

An oncornavirus that does not produce disease in its natural host and replicates only in tissue culture cells derived from a different species.

Nearby words

  1. xenophon,
  2. xenophthalmia,
  3. xenopsylla,
  4. xenotransplant,
  5. xenotransplantation,
  6. xeranthemum,
  7. xerarch,
  8. xerasia,
  9. xeres,
  10. xeric


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