viruliferous


vir·u·lif·er·ous

adjective \ˌvir-ə-ˈli-f(ə-)rəs, ˌvir-yə-\

Definition of VIRULIFEROUS

:  containing, producing, or conveying an agent of infection and especially a virus <viruliferous insects>

Origin of VIRULIFEROUS

virulence + -iferous
First Known Use: circa 1899

vir·u·lif·er·ous

adjective \ˌvir-(y)ə-ˈlif-(ə-)rəs\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of VIRULIFEROUS

: containing, producing, or conveying an agent of infection <viruliferous insects>

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