Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A type of plant virus that causes green and yellow mottling of leaves of a plant. A much-studied type is the tobacco mosaic virus, affecting the tobacco plant.

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Examples

  • On the left is the tobacco mosaic virus TMV, which parasitizes tobacco plants and other members of the family Solanaceae, such as tomatoes.

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