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human T-cell leukemia virus-1

Definitions of human T-cell leukemia virus-1
  1. noun
    retrovirus causing T-cell leukemia
    synonyms: HTLV-1
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    retrovirus
    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
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