HyperDic: animal_virus

English > 1 sense of the expression animal virus:
NOUNanimalanimal virusan animal pathogen that is a virus
English > animal virus: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
MeaningAn animal pathogen that is a virus.
NarroweradenovirusAny of a group of viruses including those that in humans cause upper respiratory infections or infectious pinkeye
alphavirusAn arbovirus of the family Togaviridae that can cause a variety of encephalitis in horses
arenavirusanimal viruses belonging to the family Arenaviridae
bunyavirusAn animal virus belonging to the family Bunyaviridae
filovirusanimal viruses belonging to the family Filoviridae
flavivirusanimal viruses belonging to the family Flaviviridae
hepadnavirusA group of animal DNA viruses including viruses of ducks and woodchucks and squirrels and others as well as the virus causing hepatitis B in humans
herpes, herpes virusAny of the animal viruses that cause painful blisters on the skin
lyssavirusA neurotropic non-arbovirus of the family Rhabdoviridae that causes rabies
myxovirusAny of a group of RNA viruses including those that cause influenza and mumps
papovavirusAny of a group of animal viruses associated with or causing papillomas or polyomas
parvovirus, parvoAny of a group of viruses containing DNA in an icosahedral protein shell and causing disease in dogs and cattle
picornavirusA group of single-strand RNA viruses with a protein coat
poxvirusAny of a group of viruses that can cause pox diseases in vertebrates
reovirusAny of a group of non-arboviruses including the rotavirus causing infant enteritis
retrovirusAny of a group of viruses that contain two single-strand linear RNA molecules per virion and reverse transcriptase (RNA to DNA)
rhabdovirusAny of a group of arboviruses including those causing rabies
vesiculovirusAn animal virus that causes vesicular stomatitis
Broadervirus(virology) ultramicroscopic infectious agent that replicates itself only within cells of living hosts

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