Adenovirus

January 02 [Wed], 2013, 16:11
ad;e;no;vi;rus pronunciation: function: noun date: 1956 : any of a family (adenoviridae) of dna viruses originally identified in human adenoid tissue, causing infections of the respiratory system, conjunctiva, and gastrointestinal tract, and including some capable of inducing malignant tumors in experimental animals— ad;e;no;vi;ral adjective