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Medical Dictionary Definitions A - Z - «V»:

  1. Virus, Coxsackie Virus, Coxsackie
    Virus, Coxsackie: See: Coxsackievirus....
  2. Virus, Ebola Virus, Ebola
    Virus, Ebola: A notoriously deadly virus that causes fearsome symptoms, the most prominent being high fever and massive internal bleeding. Ebola virus kills as many as 90% of the people it infects. It is one of the viruses that is capable of causing hemorrhagic (bloody) fever. Epidemics of Ebola vi...
  3. Virus, human immunodeficiency (HIV) Virus, human immunodeficiency (HIV)
    Virus, human immunodeficiency (HIV): The cause of AIDS. HIV has also been called the human lymphotropic virus type III, the lymphadenopathy- associated virus and the lymphadenopathy virus. No matter what name is applied, it is a retrovirus. (A retrovirus has an RNA genome and a reverse transcript...
  4. Virus, human lymphotropic, type III Virus, human lymphotropic, type III
    Virus, human lymphotropic, type III: Another name for the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), the cause of AIDS. Please see: Virus, human immunodeficiency. ...
  5. Virus, human papilloma Virus, human papilloma
    Virus, human papilloma: See: Human papillomavirus....
  6. Virus, JC Virus, JC
    Virus, JC: JC virus....
  7. Virus, lymphadenopathy Virus, lymphadenopathy
    Virus, lymphadenopathy: Another name for the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), the cause of AIDS. Please see: Virus, human immunodeficiency. ...
  8. Virus, lymphadenopathy-associated Virus, lymphadenopathy-associated
    Virus, lymphadenopathy-associated: Another name for the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), the cause of AIDS. Please see: Virus, human immunodeficiency. ...
  9. Virus, Marburg Virus, Marburg
    Virus, Marburg: The virus that causes Marburg hemorrhagic fever, a disease which affects both humans and non-human primates. Caused by a genetically unique zoonotic (that is, animal-borne) RNA virus of the filovirus family, its recognition led to the creation of this virus family. The four species ...
  10. Virus, negative-strand RNA Virus, negative-strand RNA
    Virus, negative-strand RNA: See: Negative-strand RNA virus....
  11. Virus, Nipah Virus, Nipah
    Virus, Nipah: A virus that infects pigs and people in whom it causes a sometimes fatal form of viral encephalitis (brain inflammation). Nipah is the name of the first village the virus struck near Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia. The Nipah virus is similar to Hendra virus that was discovered in Australia i...
  12. Virus, positive-strand RNA Virus, positive-strand RNA
    Virus, positive-strand RNA: See: Positive-strand RNA virus....
  13. Virus, pox Virus, pox
    Virus, pox: See: Orthopox....
  14. Virus, respiratory syncytial Virus, respiratory syncytial
    Virus, respiratory syncytial: See Respiratory syncytial virus....
  15. Virus, xenotropic Virus, xenotropic
    Virus, xenotropic: A virus that can grow in the cells of a species foreign to the normal host species, a species different from that which normally hosts it. Xeno- means foreign while -tropic refers to growth. So xeno- + -tropic = capable of growing in a foreign environment....