infectious ectromelia virus(redirected from Ectromelia virus)
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in·fec·tious ec·tro·me·li·a vi·rus
a virus belonging to the family Poxviridae morphologically similar to vaccinia virus, which occurs as a latent infection in laboratory mice, but which may be activated by stresses such as irradiation and transport to cause disease; inoculation into the footpad results in edema and necrosis.
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