viruses

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Definition

viruses noun

Primitive microorganisms that must infect the living cells of animals, plants, or bacteria in order to replicate. When outside the host cells, viruses adopt a form consisting, most of the time, of a RNA or DNA molecule surrounded by a protein matrix[1].

Español

Virus[2]

Français

Virus[1]

中文

病毒 [2]

References


  1. 1.0 1.1 Forest Resources Glossary. Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest Service. (2019, May 08). https://cfs.nrcan.gc.ca/terms/
  2. 2.0 2.1 AGROVOC Multilingual Thesaurus. (2019, March 21). Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. http://aims.fao.org/vest-registry/vocabularies/agrovoc (CC BY 3.0 IGO)