HTLV

Abbreviation for human T-cell lymphoma/leukemia virus.
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human T-lymphotropic virus

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HTLV .āch-.tē-.el-'vē n any of several retroviruses that formerly included the original strain of the AIDS virus before it was grouped with other strains, renamed HIV-1, and made the type species (Human immunodeficiency virus 1) of the genus Lentivirus often used with a number or Roman numeral to indicate the type and order of discovery <HTLV-III> called also human T-cell leukemia virus, human T-cell lymphotropic virus, human T-lymphotropic virus

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human T-cell leukaemia/lymphoma virus (or lymphocytotrophic virus) - a family of viruses that includes the AIDS virus, HTLV-III (or HIV). HTLV-I causes lymphoma.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • HTLV-I — Abreviatura de virus linfotrópico de células T humanas tipo I. Diccionario Mosby Medicina, Enfermería y Ciencias de la Salud, Ediciones Hancourt, S.A. 1999 …   Diccionario médico

  • HTLV-II — Abreviatura de virus linfotrópico de células T humanas tipo II. Diccionario Mosby Medicina, Enfermería y Ciencias de la Salud, Ediciones Hancourt, S.A. 1999 …   Diccionario médico

  • HTLV-I — (āch tē ĕl vē wŭnʹ) n. A retrovirus associated with certain leukemias and lymphomas and with demyelinating diseases such as multiple sclerosis   [human T cell lymphotropic virus I.] * * * …   Universalium

  • HTLV — sigla ES ingl. Human T cell Leukemia Virus, virus della leucemia a cellule umane T …   Dizionario italiano

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  • HTLV — [āch΄tē΄el΄vē′] n. [h(uman) T( cell) l(eukemia) [or l(eukemia / lymphoma) or l(ymphotrophic)] v(irus)] any of a group of retroviruses that invade T cells, including the HIV retroviruses that cause AIDS …   English World dictionary

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