Medical Dictionary

oncovirus

noun on·co·vi·rus \ˈäŋ-kō-ˌvī-rəs\

Medical Definition of ONCOVIRUS

:  any of the tumor-forming RNA viruses formerly grouped in a subfamily (Oncovirinae) of the family (Retroviridae) of retroviruses but now assigned to various genera throughout the family

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