from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of a group of herpes viruses that attack and enlarge epithelial cells. Such viruses also cause a disease of infants characterized by circulatory dysfunction and microcephaly.
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- n. Any of several herpes viruses, of the genus Cytomegalovirus, that attack the salivary glands
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- n. any of a group of herpes viruses that enlarge epithelial cells and can cause birth defects; can affect humans with impaired immunological systems
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