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


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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