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Medical Term:

bovine leukemia virus


Definition: a BLV-HTLV retrovirus in the family Retroviridae, commonly infecting cattle, especially dairy cows; in a small proportion of infected cattle, it will cause enzootic bovine leukosis.

Synonym(s): bovine leukosis virus

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