foamy virus

noun

: any of a genus (Spumavirus) of nonpathogenic retroviruses that occur in mammals and are sometimes transmitted to humans from nonhuman primates

called also spumavirus

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“Foamy virus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/foamy%20virus. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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