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Medical Term:

Abelson murine leukemia virus

Pronunciation: a'bel-son

Definition: a retrovirus belonging to the Type C retrovirus group subfamily (family Retroviridae) that is associated with leukemia and induces in vitro transformation of certain mouse cells.

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