adenovirus

[n] - any of a group of viruses including those that in humans cause upper respiratory infections or infectious pinkeye
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Adenovirus

Adenovirus: A group of viruses responsible for a spectrum of respiratory disease as well as infection of the stomach and intestine (gastroenteritis), eyes (conjunctivitis), and bladder (cystitis) and rash. Adenovirus respiratory diseases include a form of the common cold, pneumonia, croup, and bronchitis. Patients with compromised immune systems ar...
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adenovirus

<virology> An icosahedral (20-sided) virus that contains DNA, there are over 40 different adenovirus varieties, some of which cause the common cold. ... (10 May 1997) ...
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adenovirus

noun any of a group of viruses including those that in humans cause upper respiratory infections or infectious pinkeye
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adenovirus

(ad´ә-no-vi″rәs) any of a large group of viruses causing disease of the upper respiratory tract and conjunctiva, and also present in latent infections in normal persons; many induce malignancy in certain species. Along with many rhinovirus subspecies and the picornaviruses, adenoviruses are among the c...
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adenovirus

any virus belonging to the family Adenoviridae. This group of viruses was discovered in the 1950s and includes 6 genera and 47 species (formerly ... [6 related articles]
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adenovirus

adenovirus, adenoviral One of a group of viruses that cause disease of the upper respiratory tract and conjunctivae.
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adenovirus

Type: Term Pronunciation: ad′ĕ-nō-vī′rŭs Definitions: 1. Adenoidal-pharyngeal-conjunctival or A-P-C virus; any virus of the family Adenoviridae. More than 40 types are known to infect humans, causing upper respiratory symptoms, acute respiratory disease (ARD), conjunctivitis, epidemic keratoconjunctivitis (EKC), gast...
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adenovirus

A virus that carries double-stranded DNA and can infect cells whether they are dividing or not. Once inside a cell, adenoviruses travel to the cell's nucleus, and their genes are activated. However, the adenovirus does not integrate its DNA into the cell's genome, so the cell discards it after a wee...
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Adenovirus

An adenovirus is a member of a group of viruses that may cause upper respiratory diseases in man.
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Adenovirus

A group of viruses responsible for a spectrum of respiratory disease as well as infection of the stomach and intestine (gastroenteritis), eyes (conjunctivitis), and bladder (cystitis) and rash. Adenovirus respiratory diseases include a form of the common cold, pneumonia, croup, and bronchitis. Patients with compromised immune systems are especially...
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adenovirus

A member of a family of viruses that can cause infections in the respiratory tract, eye, and gastrointestinal tract. Forms of adenoviruses that do not cause disease are used in gene therapy. They carry genes that may fix defects in cells or kill cancer cells.
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