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Rous-associated virus

Pronunciation: rows

Definition: a leukemia virus of the Avian type C retroviruses (leukosis-sarcoma complex), family Retroviridae, that by phenotypic mixing with a defective (noninfectious) strain of Rous sarcoma virus effects production of infectious sarcoma virus with envelope antigenicity of the RAV.

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