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cytomegalovirus any of a group of herpesviruses typically causing mild symptoms or no symptoms in healthy individuals, but capable of causing potentially life-threatening symptoms, including pneumonia and brain inflammation, in newborns and immunocompromised individuals, abbreviated CMV.
cytoplasm the ground protoplasm of cells that is outside the nucleus. [2 definitions]
cytoplast the cytoplasmic structure of a cell.
cytosine the pyrimidine base of the nucleotide cytidine, an essential component of the genetic material DNA and RNA.
cytotoxic toxic to cells.
czar a king or ruler, esp. the emperor of historic Russia. [3 definitions]
czardas a Hungarian dance in two movements, the first slow and the second fast, or music for this dance.
czarevitch the eldest son of a czar.
czarevna a daughter of a czar.
czarina the wife of a czar.
czarism autocratic rule; tyranny.
czarist of, concerning, or resembling a czar or the government headed by a czar. [3 definitions]
Czech a Slavic native of the Czech Republic, or a descendant thereof. [3 definitions]
Czechia the official shortened name for the Czech Republic.
Czechoslovak a native or citizen of former Czechoslovakia, or a descendant thereof. [2 definitions]
Czechoslovakia formerly, a European country south of Poland, which, in 1993, divided into the Czech and Slovak Republics; Czechoslovak Socialist Republic.
Czech Republic since 1993, a Central European republic bordered by Germany, Poland, the Slovak Republic, and Austria; formerly part of Czechoslovakia.
D in Roman numeral notation, 500.
D. abbreviation of "Democrat."
d the fourth letter of the English alphabet. [4 definitions]
d. abbreviation of "died."