Meaning of “retrovirus” in the English Dictionary

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"retrovirus" in British English

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retrovirusnoun [ 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)

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

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