adenovirus

noun ad·e·no·vi·rus \ ˌa-dᵊn-ō-ˈvī-rəs \
Updated on: 17 Mar 2018

Definition of adenovirus

: any of a family (Adenoviridae) of double-stranded 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

adenoviral

play \-rəl\ adjective

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adenovirus

noun ad·e·no·vi·rus \ ˌad-ᵊn-ō-ˈvī-rəs \

medical Definition of adenovirus

: any of the family Adenoviridae of double-stranded DNA viruses

adenoviral

play \-rəl\ adjective

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