ecotropic virus

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ecotropic virus ec·o·trop·ic virus (ěk'ə-trŏp'ĭk, -trō'pĭk, ē'kə-)
n.
An oncornavirus that does not produce disease in its natural host, but does replicate in tissue culture cells derived from the host species.

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