oncovirus

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on·co·vi·rus

 (ŏn′kə-vī′rəs, ŏng′-)
n.
Any of a group of viruses that cause cancers in birds and mammals.

[Greek onkos, mass, tumor; see oncology + virus.]

oncovirus

(ˌɒŋkəʊˈvaɪərəs)
n
(Biology) any virus which causes cancer

on•co•vi•rus

(ˈɒŋ kəˌvaɪ rəs)

or on•cor•na•vi•rus

(ɒŋˈkɔr nə-)
n., pl. -rus•es.
any retrovirus of the subfamily Oncovirinae, capable of producing tumors.
[1965–70; onco- (+ RNA) + virus]