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filterable virus

noun

Definition of filterable virus

  1. :  any of the infectious agents that pass through a filter of diatomite or unglazed porcelain with the filtrate and remain virulent and that include the viruses as presently understood and various other groups (as the mycoplasmas and rickettsias) which were originally considered viruses before their cellular nature was established



1911

First Known Use of filterable virus

1911


Medical Dictionary

filterable virus

noun

Medical Definition of filterable virus

  1. :  any of the infectious agents that pass through a filter especially of diatomite or unglazed porcelain with the filtrate and remain virulent and that include the viruses as presently understood and various other groups (as the mycoplasmas and rickettsiae) which were originally considered viruses before their cellular nature was established



Variants of filterable virus

also filtrable virus

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