neurovirulence


neurovirulence
neu·ro·vir·u·lence -'vir-(y)ə-lən(t)s n the tendency or capacity of a microorganism to cause disease of the nervous system
neu·ro·vir·u·lent -lənt adj

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neu·ro·vir·u·lence (noor″o-virґu-ləns) the competence of an infectious agent to produce pathologic effects on the nervous system. neurovirulent adj

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