Meaning of Viruses



English: Viruses
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Definition: 1

an ultramicroscopic (20 to 300 nm in diameter), metabolically inert, infectious agent that replicates only within the cells of living hosts, mainly bacteria, plants, and animals: composed of an RNA or DNA core, a protein coat, and, in more complex types, a surrounding envelope.

Definition: 2

Informal. a viral disease.

Definition: 3

a corrupting influence on morals or the intellect; poison.

Definition: 4

a segment of self-replicating code planted illegally in a computer program, often to damage or shut down a system or network.

Definition: 5

any of a group of submicroscopic entities consisting of a single nucleic acid chain surrounded by a protein coat and capable of replication only within the cells of living organisms: many are pathogenic