Definition of adenovirus
: any of a family (Adenoviridae) of DNA viruses originally identified in human adenoid tissue, causing infections of the respiratory system, conjunctiva, and gastrointestinal tract, and including some capable of inducing malignant tumors in experimental animals
adenoviralplay \-rəl\ adjective
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