Rous sarcoma virus

noun

Medical Definition of Rous sarcoma virus

: a single-stranded RNA virus of the family Retroviridae (species Rous sarcoma virus of the genus Alpharetrovirus) that contains an oncogene causing Rous sarcoma

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“Rous sarcoma virus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Rous%20sarcoma%20virus. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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