xenotropic virus

xen·o·tro·pic vi·rus

a retrovirus that does not produce disease in its natural host and replicates only in tissue culture cells derived from a different species.

xen·o·tro·pic vi·rus

(zen'ō-trō'pik vī'rŭs)
A retrovirus that does not produce disease in its natural host and replicates only in tissue culture cells derived from a different species.
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Neutralization of mouse xenotropic virus by lipoproteins involves binding to virons.