avian leukosis-sarcoma complex

avian leukosis-sarcoma complex

n.
1. A division of the RNA tumor viruses that causes a group of transmissable diseases of poultry. Also called avian leukosis-sarcoma virus.
2. The group of diseases caused by this division of viruses.
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