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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 Respiratory Syncytial Virus

  • cytomegalovirus
  • retrovirus
  • desirous
  • cyrus
  • iris

Example sentences of the word respiratory-syncytial-virus


1. Noun Phrase
Bovi-Shield BRSV is for vaccination bovine respiratory syncytial virus (BRSV).

2. Noun Phrase
Sometimes infant cold symptoms are caused by the respiratory syncytial virus, also known as RSV.

3. Noun Phrase
* croup**

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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