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iridovirus

noun iri·do·vi·rus \ ˌir-ə-dō-ˈvī-rəs , ˌīr- \

medical Definition of iridovirus

: any of a family (Iridoviridae) of double-stranded DNA viruses that contain an outer icosahedral capsid and that infect insects, frogs, and fish

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