Definition of Virulent

1. Adjective. Extremely poisonous or injurious; producing venom. "A virulent insect bite"

Exact synonyms: Deadly, Venomous
Similar to: Toxic
Derivative terms: Deadliness, Venom, Virulence



2. Adjective. Infectious; having the ability to cause disease.
Similar to: Highly Infective, Deadly
Antonyms: Avirulent
Derivative terms: Virulence, Virulency

3. Adjective. Harsh or corrosive in tone. "A vitriolic critique"

Definition of Virulent

1. a. Extremely poisonous or venomous; very active in doing injury.

2. a. Extremely poisonous or venomous; very active in doing injury.

Definition of Virulent

1. Adjective. (chiefly medicine of a disease or disease-causing agent) highly infectious, malignant(,) or deadly. ¹

2. Adjective. Hostile to the point of being venomous; intensely acrimonious. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Virulent

1. extremely poisonous [adj]

Medical Definition of Virulent

1. Extremely toxic, denoting a markedly pathogenic microorganism. Origin: L. Virulentus, poisonous (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Virulent

virtuous
virtuous circle
virtuous circles
virtuously
virtuousness
virtuousnesses
virtus
virucidal
virucide
virucides
virucopria
virulence
virulences
virulencies
virulency
virulent (current term)
virulent bacteriophage
virulent bubo
virulent phage mutant
virulented
virulently
virulentness
viruliferous
viruria
virus
virus-transformed cell
virus A hepatitis
virus B hepatitis
virus C hepatitis

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