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polyhedrosis

[pol-ee-hee-droh-sis] /ˌpɒl i hiˈdroʊ sɪs/
noun, plural polyhedroses [pol-ee-hee-droh-seez] /ˌpɒl i hiˈdroʊ siz/ (Show IPA)
1.
an often fatal disease of certain insect larvae or decapod crustaceans, caused by viruses containing DNA.
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