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virus

vi·rus

virus

 
pronunciation:
vaI rs
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part of speech: noun
inflections: viruses
definition 1: a tiny living thing that lives in other living things and causes diseases.
Influenza is caused by a virus.
definition 2: a program that can destroy information in a computer.
Viruses are often hidden in e-mail messages.
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broader categories that include viruses
results of some viruses
some carriers of viruses
some conditions resulting from viruses
some descriptions of viruses
some living things that are affected by viruses
some parts of viruses
some processes involving viruses
some things that affect viruses
some things that are affected by viruses