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retrovirus meaning and definition

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Definition of retrovirus (noun)

  1. any of a group of viruses that contain two single-strand linear RNA molecules per virion and reverse transcriptase (RNA to DNA); the virus transcribes its RNA into a cDNA provirus that is then incorporated into the host cell
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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