avian leukosis-sarcoma complex

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avian leukosis-sarcoma complex n.

  1. A division of the RNA tumor viruses that causes a group of transmissable diseases of poultry. Also called avian leukosis-sarcoma virus.

  2. The group of diseases caused by this division of viruses.

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