• Definition for "cytomegalovirus"
    • any one of several herpes viruses that assault…
    • View More
  • Sentence for "cytomegalovirus"
    • In 2002, UCSF neurosurgeon Charles Cobbs…
    • View More
  • Rhyme for "cytomegalovirus"
  • Hypernym for "cytomegalovirus"
  • Same Context for "cytomegalovirus"

cytomegalovirus definition

  • noun:
    • any one of several herpes viruses that assault and enlarge epithelial cells. Such viruses additionally cause an ailment of infants characterized by circulatory dysfunction and microcephaly.
    • any one of a few herpes viruses, of the genus Cytomegalovirus, that assault the salivary glands
    • any of a small grouping of herpes viruses that enlarge epithelial cells and that can cause delivery problems; can affect people with impaired immunological systems
    • Any of several herpes viruses that assault and enlarge epithelial cells. Such viruses also cause an ailment of infants described as circulatory dysfunction and microcephaly.
    • any one of a number of herpes viruses, of the genus Cytomegalovirus, that assault the salivary glands
    • any of a team of herpes viruses that enlarge epithelial cells and that can cause birth flaws; make a difference humans with impaired immunological systems
89 votes

How would you define cytomegalovirus?

All the definitions on AZdictionary were written by people just like you. Now's your chance to add your own!