HyperDic: tobacco_mosaic_virus

English > 1 sense of the expression tobacco mosaic virus:
NOUNanimaltobacco mosaic virus, TMVthe widely studied plant virus that causes tobacco mosaic
English > tobacco mosaic virus: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
MeaningThe widely studied plant virus that causes tobacco mosaic; it was the first virus discovered (1892).
SynonymTMV
Broaderplant virusA plant pathogen that is a virus consisting of a single strand of RNA

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