polyoma
noun see polyomavirus

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • polyoma — pol·y·o·ma (pŏl ē ōʹmə) n. A small form of the papovavirus that contains DNA and is associated with the formation of various tumors in rodents. Also called polyoma virus. * * * …   Universalium

  • polyoma — noun A small form of the papovavirus that causes tumors in rodents. Syn: polyoma virus …   Wiktionary

  • polyoma — noun a virus the can initiate various kinds of tumors in mice • Syn: ↑polyoma virus • Hypernyms: ↑papovavirus …   Useful english dictionary

  • polyoma — poly·o·ma (pol″e oґmə) a tumor caused by an oncogenic virus of broad host range, originally isolated from parotid gland tumors of mice inoculated with Gross leukemia virus; see also polyomavirus …   Medical dictionary

  • polyoma — poly·oma …   English syllables

  • polyoma — pol•y•o•ma [[t]ˌpɒl iˈoʊ mə[/t]] n. pl. mas. mcr polyomavirus …   From formal English to slang

  • polyoma virus — noun a virus the can initiate various kinds of tumors in mice • Syn: ↑polyoma • Hypernyms: ↑papovavirus …   Useful english dictionary

  • polyoma virus — /pol ee oh meuh/ a small DNA containing virus, of the papovavirus group, that can produce a variety of tumors in mice, hamsters, rabbits, and rats. [1955 60; POLY + OMA] * * * Minute infectious agent normally present in extremely small amounts in …   Universalium

  • polyoma virus — polyomavirus …   Medical dictionary

  • полиома — (polyoma; поли + ома) экспериментальная опухоль, индуцированная вирусом, способным вызывать развитие множественных опухолей различного гистологического строения …   Большой медицинский словарь

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