Epstein-Barr virus
Species of Herpetoviridae, that binds CR2 and that causes infective mononucleosis and, in the presence of other factors, tumours such as Burkitt\'s lymphoma and nasopharyngeal carcinoma.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • Epstein-Barr virus — [ep′stīnbär′] n. [after M. A. Epstein (1921 ) & Y. M. Barr (1932 ), Brit scientists who isolated it in 1964] a herpesvirus that causes infectious mononucleosis and may cause various forms of cancer …   English World dictionary

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  • Epstein-Barr virus — noun the herpes virus that causes infectious mononucleosis; associated with specific cancers in Africa and China • Syn: ↑EBV • Hypernyms: ↑herpes, ↑herpes virus * * * ˌepˌstīn¦bär noun Usage: usually capitalized E&B Etymology …   Useful english dictionary

  • Epstein-Barr virus — Herpesvirus Her pes*vir us, n. (Med.) any of several dozen DNA containing virus of the family {Herpetoviridae}, including among them such human disease causing agents as {Herpes simplex virus} causing oral and genital {herpes}, {varicella zoster… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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