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  • adjective biology Describing a virus growing in tissue of an organism other than its normal host

Etymologies

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xeno- + -tropic

Examples

  • This study investigated whether a retrovirus called xenotropic murine leukaemia virus-related virus (XMRV) might be involved.

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  • The virus is known as xenotropic murine leukemia virus-related virus or XMRV.

    Red Cross bars chronic fatigue patients from donating blood

  • The virus is known as xenotropic murine leukemia virus-related virus or XMRV.

    Red Cross bars chronic fatigue patients from donating blood

  • The virus is known as xenotropic murine leukemia virus-related virus, or XMRV.

    Chronic fatigue patients barred from blood donation

  • The virus is known as xenotropic murine leukemia virus-related virus, or XMRV.

    Chronic fatigue patients barred from blood donation

  • In 2009, a team of scientists in Nevada reported finding evidence of a virus known as the xenotropic murine leukemia virus-related virus XMRV in the blood of patients with the disorder.

    The Seattle Times

  • EARLIER this month, a study published in the journal Science answered a question that medical scientists had been asking since 2006, when they learned of a novel virus found in prostate tumors called xenotropic murine leukemia virus-related virus, or XMRV: Was it a human infection?

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  • EARLIER this month, a study published in the journal Science answered a question that medical scientists had been asking since 2006, when they learned of a novel virus found in prostate tumors called xenotropic murine leukemia virus-related virus, or XMRV: Was it a human infection?

    Latest Articles

  • Extrapolating from those numbers, public-health officials estimated that up to 10 million people in the U.S. and hundreds of millions of people globally could be infected with XMRV, or xenotropic murine leukemia virus-related virus.

    Potential Risk to Blood Supply Probed

  • Extrapolating from those numbers, public-health officials estimated that up to 10 million people in the U.S. and hundreds of millions of people globally could be infected with XMRV, or xenotropic murine leukemia virus-related virus.

    Potential Risk to Blood Supply Probed

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