retrovirus Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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retrovirusnoun [C]

uk   /ˌret.rəʊˈvaɪ.rəs/  us   /-rə-/ specialized
a ​type of ​virus that ​includes some cancerviruses and HIV (= the ​virus that ​causes AIDS, a ​seriousdisease that ​destroys the body's ​ability to ​fightinfection)
(Definition of retrovirus from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “retrovirus”
in Chinese (Simplified) 逆转录酶病毒…
in Chinese (Traditional) 逆轉錄酶病毒…
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