xenotropic virus

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xenotropic virus xen·o·trop·ic virus (zěn'ə-trŏp'ĭk, -trō'pĭk, zē'nə-)
n.
An oncornavirus that does not produce disease in its natural host and replicates only in tissue culture cells derived from a different species.

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