Leukovirus

Leukovirus
Obsolete term for a former genus composed of the RNA tumor viruses now included in the family Retroviridae.

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leu·ko·vi·rus or chiefly Brit leu·co·vi·rus 'lü-kō-.vī-rəs n any of various retroviruses (as the Rous sarcoma virus) that cause tumors in animals

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