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retrovirus

noun [C] uk   /ˌret.rəʊˈvaɪ.rəs/  us   /-rə-/ specialized
a type of virus that includes some cancer viruses and HIV (= the virus that causes AIDS, a serious disease that destroys the body's ability to fight infection)
Translations of “retrovirus”
in Chinese (Traditional) 逆轉錄酶病毒…
in Chinese (Simplified) 逆转录酶病毒…
(Definition of retrovirus from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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