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  • adj. Of or pertaining to a syncytium.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to or of the nature of a syncytium.

Etymologies

From syncyti(um) +‎ -al. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The halt in development by AstraZeneca PLC of its most advanced follow-up compound for respiratory syncytial virus infection, or RSV, might spur interest in a handful of earlier-stage projects.

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  • What the purpose is of a thyroid-stimulating hormone and what the results mean search for 'Thyroid-stimulating hormone blood test' Certain quick-result tests offered at drugstore clinics and other places for flu and respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV, are less sensitive than the more-advanced versions performed at some labs, says Dr. Procop.

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  • Upon this admission, Aban is placed in a double room with an infant who has respiratory syncytial virus, a particularly nasty cause of the common cold.

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  • More than 200 known viruses and other pathogens can cause the suite of symptoms known as “influenza-like illness”; respiratory syncytial virus, bocavirus, coronavirus, and rhinovirus are just a few of the bugs that can make a person feel rotten.

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  • Ways to Prevent RSV in Young BabiesRSV (respiratory syncytial virus) is a somewhat dangerous condition for young babies.

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  • A Phase IV study of the safety of Synagis (Palivizumab) for prophylaxis of respiratory syncytial virus disease in children with cystic fibrosis

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  • RSV (respiratory syncytial virus) is a somewhat dangerous condition for young babies.

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  • But according to Berta Soler, the spokesperson for the Ladies in White in Havana, the death certificate says that Pollán succumbed to diabetes mellitus type II, bronchial pneumonia and a syncytial virus.

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  • On Oct. 12 doctors reported that she had a syncytial respiratory virus, which is otherwise known as a cold.

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  • Common viruses such as RSV, or respiratory syncytial virus, a major cause of respiratory illness in young children, also thrive in warmer weather.

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