What does viruses mean?

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U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Viruses

    Minute infectious agents whose genomes are composed of DNA or RNA, but not both. They are characterized by a lack of independent metabolism and the inability to replicate outside living host cells.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of viruses in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of viruses in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Stephen Hawking:

    I think computer viruses should count as life. I think it says something about human nature that the only form of life we have created so far is purely destructive. We've created life in our own image.

  2. Sarah Steele:

    While many online mums claim they have been tested for viruses during pregnancy, many do not realize that (such)screening needs to be undertaken regularly, sexual and other activities ... may expose the women to viruses that they may unwittingly pass on to consumers.

  3. Holly Shelton:

    By looking at the genetic information of the viruses that are similar to the virus causing the (current) H5N8 outbreak…scientists have determined that there are no signatures in any of the virus genes that indicate this virus would be able to efficiently infect humans.

  4. Ruth Lynfield:

    HPV vaccine needs to be given prior to exposure to these viruses in order to be effective in preventing infections with these viruses, and there is also a good immune response to the vaccine in early adolescence, it is fine if it is given many years before a person becomes sexually active.

  5. Ian Hewson:

    There are 10 million viruses in a drop of seawater, so discovering the virus associated with a marine disease can be like looking for a needle in a haystack, Not only is this an important discovery of a virus involved in a mass mortality of marine invertebrates, but this is also the first virus described in a sea star.

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