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viruliferous

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adjective vir·u·lif·er·ous \ˌvir-ə-ˈli-f(ə-)rəs, ˌvir-yə-\

Definition of viruliferous

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



Origin and Etymology of viruliferous

virulence + -iferous


First Known Use: circa 1899


Medical Dictionary

viruliferous

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adjective vir·u·lif·er·ous \ˌvir-(y)ə-ˈlif-(ə-)rəs\

Medical Definition of viruliferous

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




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