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cy·to·meg·a·lo·vi·rus

 (sī′tə-mĕg′ə-lō-vī′rəs)
n. Abbr. CMV
Any of a group of herpesviruses that attack and enlarge epithelial cells. Such viruses also cause a disease of infants characterized by circulatory dysfunction and microcephaly.
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cytomegalovirus

(ˌsaɪtəʊˈmɛɡələʊˌvaɪrəs)
n
(Microbiology) a virus of the herpes virus family that may cause serious disease in patients whose immune systems are compromised. Abbreviation: CMV
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cy•to•meg•a•lo•vi•rus

(ˌsaɪ toʊˌmɛg ə loʊˈvaɪ rəs)

n., pl. -rus•es.
a herpesvirus that produces abnormal enlargement of epithelial cells, usu. mildly infectious but a cause of pneumonia in immunodeficient persons and severe systemic damage in the newborn.
[1960–65]
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Noun1.cytomegalovirus - any of a group of herpes viruses that enlarge epithelial cells and can cause birth defects; can affect humans with impaired immunological systems
herpes virus - any of the animal viruses that cause painful blisters on the skin
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Translations

cy·to·meg·a·lo·vi·rus

n. citomegalovirus, grupo de virus pertenecientes a la familia Herpesviridae que infectan humanos y otros animales, y son causantes de la enfermedad de inclusión citomegálica.
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cytomegalovirus (CMV)

n citomegalovirus m (CMV)
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Washing our hands of the congenital cytomegalovirus disease epidemic.
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However, intraocular therapy when administered alone, does not give protection to the fellow eye or additional cytomegalovirus disease, and thus should be combined with systemic antiviral [13].
Incidence and natural history of cytomegalovirus disease in patients with advanced human immunodeficiency virus disease treated with zidovudine.
Cytomegalovirus disease during severe drug eruptions: Report of 2 cases and retrospective study of 18 patients with drug-induced hypersensitivity syndrome.
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