Definition of Lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus

1. Noun. The RNA virus that causes lymphocytic choriomeningitis; infects mice and monkeys and dogs and guinea pigs and human beings.

Generic synonyms: Arenavirus
Group relationships: Arenaviridae

Medical Definition of Lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus

1. The type species of arenavirus, part of the lcm-lassa complex viruses, producing an inapparent infection in house and laboratory mice. In humans, infection with lcmv can be inapparent, or can present with an influenza-like illness, a benign aseptic meningitis, or a severe meningoencephalomyelitis. The virus can also infect monkeys, dogs, field mice, guinea pigs, and hamsters, the latter an epidemiologically important host. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis Virus

lymphocyte cooperation
lymphocyte count
lymphocyte depletion
lymphocyte lymphocyte
lymphocyte specific protein tyrosine kinase p56(lck)
lymphocyte subsets
lymphocyte transformation
lymphocyte transfusion
lymphocytic adenohypophysitis
lymphocytic choriomeningitis
lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus (current term)
lymphocytic interstitial pneumonia
lymphocytic interstitial pneumonitis
lymphocytic leukaemia
lymphocytic leukemia
lymphocytic leukemoid reaction
lymphocytic leukocytosis
lymphocytic leukopenia
lymphocytic lymphoma
lymphocytic thyroiditis

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