murine leukemia virus

noun

Medical Definition of murine leukemia virus

: a retrovirus (species Murine leukemia virus of the genus Gammaretrovirus) that includes several strains producing leukemia in mice — see friend virus, moloney virus

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“Murine leukemia virus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/murine%20leukemia%20virus. Accessed 27 Sep. 2022.

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