Medical Dictionary

leukovirus

noun leu·ko·vi·rus
variants: or chiefly British leucovirus play \ˈlü-kō-ˌvī-rəs\

medical Definition of leukovirus

:any of various retroviruses (as the Rous sarcoma virus) that cause tumors in animals

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