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1. virus

noun. ['ˈvaɪrəs'] (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.

Synonyms

  • vector
  • animal virus
  • infective agent
  • phage
  • slow virus
  • microorganism
  • plant virus
  • tumor virus
  • arborvirus
  • infectious agent
  • bacteriophage
  • micro-organism

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • competition
  • inactiveness
  • inaction

Etymology

  • virus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Parainfluenza Virus

  • cytomegalovirus
  • retrovirus
  • desirous
  • cyrus
  • iris

Example sentences of the word parainfluenza-virus


1. Noun Phrase
The canine parainfluenza virus is highly contagious and can lead to infectious bronchitis, respiratory infections and even pneumonia.

2. Noun Phrase
Examples of non-core vaccines include canine influenza virus, Bordetella bronchiseptica and the canine parainfluenza virus.

3. Noun Phrase
Viral causes include canine distemper, adenovirus, parainfluenza virus, corona virus, herpes virus and influenza virus.

4. Noun Phrase
Vaccinations prevent against parainfluenza virus, adenovirus, distemper, influenza and Bordetella bronchiseptica.

2. virus

noun. ['ˈvaɪrəs'] a harmful or corrupting agency.

Synonyms

  • representation
  • agency

Etymology

  • virus (Latin)

3. virus

noun. ['ˈvaɪrəs'] a software program capable of reproducing itself and usually capable of causing great harm to files or other programs on the same computer.

Synonyms

  • malevolent program

Etymology

  • virus (Latin)
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