Synonyms for ebola virus |

Synonyms and antonyms for ebola virus

1. virus (n.)

(virology) ultramicroscopic infectious agent that replicates itself only within cells of living hosts; many are pathogenic; a piece of nucleic acid (DNA or RNA) wrapped in a thin coat of protein


2. virus (n.)

a software program capable of reproducing itself and usually capable of causing great harm to files or other programs on the same computer


3. virus (n.)

a harmful or corrupting agency


4. Ebola (n.)

a severe and often fatal disease in humans and nonhuman primates (monkeys and chimpanzees) caused by the Ebola virus; characterized by high fever and severe internal bleeding; can be spread from person to person; is largely limited to Africa