animal virus

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Noun1.animal virus - an animal pathogen that is a virus
virus - (virology) ultramicroscopic infectious agent that replicates itself only within cells of living hosts; many are pathogenic; a piece of nucleic acid (DNA or RNA) wrapped in a thin coat of protein
adenovirus - any of a group of viruses including those that in humans cause upper respiratory infections or infectious pinkeye
arenavirus - animal viruses belonging to the family Arenaviridae
bunyavirus - an animal virus belonging to the family Bunyaviridae; can be used as a bioweapon
filovirus - animal viruses belonging to the family Filoviridae
alphavirus - an arbovirus of the family Togaviridae that can cause a variety of encephalitis in horses
flavivirus - animal viruses belonging to the family Flaviviridae
vesiculovirus - an animal virus that causes vesicular stomatitis
poxvirus - any of a group of viruses that can cause pox diseases in vertebrates
hepadnavirus - a group of animal DNA viruses including viruses of ducks and woodchucks and squirrels and others as well as the virus causing hepatitis B in humans
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
myxovirus - any of a group of RNA viruses including those that cause influenza and mumps
picornavirus - a group of single-strand RNA viruses with a protein coat
herpes virus - any of the animal viruses that cause painful blisters on the skin
papovavirus - any of a group of animal viruses associated with or causing papillomas or polyomas
rhabdovirus - any of a group of arboviruses including those causing rabies
lyssavirus - a neurotropic non-arbovirus of the family Rhabdoviridae that causes rabies
reovirus - any of a group of non-arboviruses including the rotavirus causing infant enteritis
parvo, parvovirus - any of a group of viruses containing DNA in an icosahedral protein shell and causing disease in dogs and cattle; not known to be associated with any human disease
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Neira is assistant professor at the Animal Virology Unit, Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias y Pecuarias, Universidad de Chile in Santiago.
The final article, an examination of animal virology as a significant piece of evidence about evolution, is particularly interesting.