adjective \ˈvī-rəl\

: caused by a virus

Full Definition of VIRAL

:  of, relating to, or caused by a virus <a viral infection>
:  quickly and widely spread or popularized especially by person-to-person electronic communication <a viral video>
vi·ral·ly \-rə-lē\ adverb

First Known Use of VIRAL


Other Medicine Terms

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Rhymes with VIRAL


adjective \ˈvī-rəl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of VIRAL

: of, relating to, or caused by a virus <viral infections>
vi·ral·ly \-rə-lē\ adverb


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