neurovirulence

noun
neu·​ro·​vir·​u·​lence | \ -ˈvir-(y)ə-lən(t)s How to pronounce neurovirulence (audio) \

Medical Definition of neurovirulence

: the tendency or capacity of a microorganism to cause disease of the nervous system

Other Words from neurovirulence

neurovirulent \ -​lənt How to pronounce neurovirulent (audio) \ adjective

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“Neurovirulence.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/neurovirulence. Accessed 1 Oct. 2020.

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