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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