Definition of Virulence

1. Noun. Extreme harmfulness (as the capacity of a microorganism to cause disease). "The virulence of the plague"

Exact synonyms: Virulency
Category relationships: Micro-organism, Microorganism
Generic synonyms: Harmfulness, Injuriousness
Derivative terms: Virulent, Virulent, Virulent



2. Noun. Extreme hostility. "The virulence of the malicious old man"
Exact synonyms: Virulency
Generic synonyms: Hostility, Ill Will
Derivative terms: Virulent, Virulent

Definition of Virulence

1. n. The quality or state of being virulent or venomous; poisonousness; malignancy.

2. n. The quality or state of being virulent or venomous; poisonousness; malignancy.

Definition of Virulence

1. Noun. the state of being virulent ¹

2. Noun. a measure of how virulent a thing is ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Virulence

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Virulence

1. The degree or ability of a pathogenic organism to cause disease. (09 Oct 1997)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Virulence

virtuoso(a)
virtuosos
virtuosoship
virtuosoships
virtuous
virtuous circle
virtuous circles
virtuously
virtuousness
virtuousnesses
virtus
virucidal
virucide
virucides
virucopria
virulence (current term)
virulences
virulencies
virulency
virulent
virulent bacteriophage
virulent bubo
virulent phage mutant
virulented
virulently
virulentness
viruliferous
viruria
virus

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