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a·vir·u·lent

(ā-vir'yū-lent),
Not virulent.

avirulent

(ā-vîr′yə-lənt, ā-vîr′ə-)
adj.
Not virulent.

a·vir′u·lence n.

avirulent

[āvir′yələnt]
Etymology: Gk, a, not; L, virus, poison
not virulent; not pathogenic.

a·vir·u·lent

(ā-vir'yū-lĕnt)
Not virulent.

avirulent

Not highly infective or likely to cause disease.

avirulent

lacking virulence i.e. the ability of an organism to cause disease is absent.
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