Mastadenovirus

A genus of the family Adenoviridae, including adenoviruses that infect mammals, with over 40 antigenic types (species) being infective for humans. They cause respiratory infections in children, epidemic acute respiratory disease in military recruits, acute follicular conjunctivitis in adults, epidemic keratoconjunctivitis and gastroenteritis; many infections are inapparent. [G. mastos, breast, hence mammal, + adenovirus]

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Mas·tad·e·no·vi·rus ma-'stad-ə-nō-.vī-rəs n a genus of double-stranded DNA viruses of the family Adenoviridae that infect only mammals and include the causative agents of epidemic keratoconjunctivitis and pharyngoconjunctival fever

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Mas·tad·e·no·vi·rus (mast-adґə-no-vi″rəs) [mast- + adenovirus] mammalian adenoviruses; a genus of viruses of the family Adenoviridae that infect mammals, causing disease of the respiratory tract, gastrointestinal tract, conjunctiva, central nervous system, and urinary tract; infection may be asymptomatic. Many species induce malignancy. Human viruses are grouped into six species (A–F), including two subspecies of B (B1 and B2), on the basis of structural, immunological, biological, and chemical characteristics and comprise over 50 serotypes. (See accompanying table.) mastadenoviral adj


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