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particle made up of nucleic acid, protein, and in some cases lipids that can replicate only by infecting living cells
process in which a virus enters a cell, makes a copy of itself, and causes the cell to burst
process by which a virus embeds its DNA into the DNA of the host cell and is replicated along with the host cell's DNA
any of a group of viruses that contain two single-strand linear RNA molecules per virion and reverse transcriptase (RNA to DNA)
a form of asexual reproduction in single-celled organisms by which one cell divides into two cells of the same size
immunogen consisting of a suspension of weakened or dead pathogenic cells injected in order to stimulate the production of antibodies
a chemical substance derivable from a mold or bacterium that kills microorganisms and cures infections
a disease that is caused by new or reappearing infectious agents that typically exist in animal populations
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