feline leukemia virus(redirected from Feline leukaemia virus)
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Related to Feline leukaemia virus: Feline immunodeficiency virus, Feline leukemia
feline leukemia virus
n. Abbr. FeLV
A retrovirus that primarily affects cats, is transmitted through saliva, and causes immunosuppression, anemia, cancers such as leukemia and sarcomas, and other disorders.
fe′line leuke′mia vi`rus
a retrovirus, mainly affecting cats, that depresses the immune system and leads to opportunistic infections, lymphosarcoma, and other disorders. Abbr.: FeLV