Meaning of “CMV” in the English Dictionary

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"CMV" in British English

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CMVnoun [ U ]

uk /ˌsiː.emˈviː/ us /ˌsiː.emˈviː/ specialized

abbreviation for cytomegalovirus: a virus that can cause death in small children and HIV patients

abbreviation for controlled mandatory ventilation: a method of helping patients with breathing problems by using a machine that allows air to flow in and out of their lungs

(Definition of “CMV” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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