virus

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virus infecting upper respiratory tract adenovirus , rhinovirus
mild form of smallpox caused by a less virulent form of the virus alastrim , Cuban itch , Kaffir pox , milk pox , pseudosmallpox , pseudovariola , variola minor , West Indian smallpox , white pox
animal pathogen that is a virus animal virus
virus transmitted by arthropod, like tick or mosquito arbovirus
hemorrhagic fever with neurological signs; caused by the Junin virus Argentine hemorrhagic fever
influenza caused by the Asian virus that was first isolated in 1957 Asian influenza , Asiatic flu
chronic autoimmune disease with inflammation of the joints and marked deformities; something (possibly a virus) triggers an attack on the synovium by the immune system, which releases cytokines that stimulate an inflammatory reaction that can lead to the atrophic arthritis , rheumatism , rheumatoid arthritis
virus weaker, make a attenuate
virus that is parasitic in bacteria bacteriophage , phage
any bacterium or virus or toxin that could be used in biological warfare biohazard , biological agent
rare chronic progressive encephalitis caused by the measles virus and occurring primarily in children and young adults; death usually occurs within three years; characterized by primary measles infection before the age of two years Bosin's disease , Dawson's encephalitis , inclusion body encephalitis , sclerosing leukoencephalitis , SSPE , subacute inclusion body encephalitis , subacute sclerosing leukoencephalitis , subacute sclerosing panencephalitis , Van Bogaert encephalitis
animal virus belonging to the family Bunyaviridae; can be used as a bioweapon bunyavirus
outer covering of protein surrounding the nucleic acid of a virus capsid
T cell with CD4 receptor that recognizes antigens on the surface of a virus-infected cell and secretes lymphokines that stimulate B cells and killer T cells; helper T cells are infected and killed by the AIDS virus CD4 cell , CD4 T cell , helper cell , helper T cell
T cell with CD8 receptor that recognizes antigens on the surface of a virus-infected cell and binds to the infected cell and kill it CD8 cell , CD8 T cell , cytotoxic T cell , killer cell , killer T cell
inflammation of the brain usually caused by a virus; symptoms include headache and neck pain and drowsiness and nausea and fever (`phrenitis' is no longer in scientific use) cephalitis , encephalitis , phrenitis
acute contagious disease caused by herpes varicella zoster virus; causes a rash of vesicles on the face and body chickenpox , varicella
rare (usually fatal) brain disease (usually in middle age) caused by an unidentified slow virus; characterized by progressive dementia and gradual loss of muscle control CJD , Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease , Jakob-Creutzfeldt disease
caused by herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1) cold sore , fever blister , herpes labialis , oral herpes
severe and often fatal disease in humans and nonhuman primates (monkeys and chimpanzees) caused by the Ebola virus; characterized by high fever and severe internal bleeding; can be spread from person to person; is largely limited to Africa Ebola , Ebola fever , Ebola hemorrhagic fever
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