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a·vi·an

 (ā′vē-ən)
adj.
Of, relating to, or characteristic of birds.

[From Latin avis, bird; see awi- in Indo-European roots.]

avian

(ˈeɪvɪən)
adj
(Zoology) of, relating to, or resembling a bird
[C19: from Latin avis bird]

a•vi•an

(ˈeɪ vi ən)

adj.
of or pertaining to birds.
[1865–70; < Latin avi(s) bird + -an1, probably on the model of apian: apiary]

a·vi·an

(ā′vē-ən)
Relating to birds.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.avian - pertaining to or characteristic of birdsavian - pertaining to or characteristic of birds
zoological science, zoology - the branch of biology that studies animals
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The avian lymphoid leukosis is caused by various avian retroviruses which induce a variety of benign and malignant neoplasm in domestic chickens with subsequent economic losses to poultry industry.
Genes responsible for genetic resistance to scrapie Infectious Bursal Disease Avian lymphoid leukosis and Marek's disease have been discovered while the observation that some chickens can survive following challenge even with HPAI deserves further attention.