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multipartite virus

Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

A virus which infects both files and the boot sector of a computer. See also boot virus.

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virus detection

Edited by Andrew Butterfield and Gerard Ekembe Ngondi.

in A Dictionary of Computer Science

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computing. 86 words.

The systematic pursuit of *viruses. Techniques of virus detection may be either specific, checking for a set

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macro virus

Edited by Andrew Butterfield and Gerard Ekembe Ngondi.

in A Dictionary of Computer Science

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computing. 41 words.

A virus written in the programming language of a word processor, spreadsheet, or similar application. Whereas program viruses attach themselves

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virus detection

John Daintith and Edmund Wright.

in A Dictionary of Computing

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computing. 86 words.

The systematic pursuit of *viruses. Techniques of virus detection may be either specific, checking for a set

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macro virus

John Daintith and Edmund Wright.

in A Dictionary of Computing

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computing. 41 words.

A virus written in the programming language of a word processor, spreadsheet, or similar application. Whereas program viruses attach themselves

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defective virus

Robert C. King, William D. Stansfield and Pamela K. Mulligan.

in A Dictionary of Genetics

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics. 20 words.

a virus that is unable to reproduce in its host without the presence of another “helper” virus (q.v.).

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pox viruses

Robert C. King, William D. Stansfield and Pamela K. Mulligan.

in A Dictionary of Genetics

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics. 115 words.

viruses that belong to the family Poxviridae. These are the largest and most complex viruses known, with genomes made up

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helper virus

Robert C. King, William D. Stansfield and Pamela K. Mulligan.

in A Dictionary of Genetics

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics. 35 words.

a virus that, by its infection of a cell already infected by a defective virus, is able to supply something

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defective virus

Robert C. King, Pamela K. Mulligan and William D. Stansfield.

in A Dictionary of Genetics

January 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics. 20 words.

a virus that is unable to reproduce in its host without the presence of another “helper” virus (q.v.).

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pox viruses

Robert C. King, Pamela K. Mulligan and William D. Stansfield.

in A Dictionary of Genetics

January 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics. 115 words.

viruses that belong to the family Poxviridae. These are the largest and most complex viruses known, with genomes made up

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helper virus

Robert C. King, Pamela K. Mulligan and William D. Stansfield.

in A Dictionary of Genetics

January 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics. 35 words.

a virus that, by its infection of a cell already infected by a defective virus, is able to supply something

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vaccinia virus

Robert C. King, Pamela K. Mulligan and William D. Stansfield.

in A Dictionary of Genetics

January 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics. 19 words.

a double-stranded DNA virus with a genome size of 192 kbp. See pox viruses, smallpox vaccine.

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papilloma virus

Edited by John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 47 words.

Syn: human papilloma virus (HPV). The virus that causes warts. There are many varieties, some of which cause common

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herpes viruses

Miquel Porta and John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

P ublished online May 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 39 words.

A class of viruses that can cause diseases, including genital herpes, herpes simplex, and herpes zoster. The *Epstein–Barr virus

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multipartite virus

Edited by Darrel Ince.

in A Dictionary of the Internet

P ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computer Networking and Communications. 22 words.

A *virus which infects both *files and the *boot sector of a computer. See also boot virus...

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multipartite virus

Edited by Darrel Ince.

in A Dictionary of the Internet

P ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computer Networking and Communications. 22 words.

A *virus which infects both *files and the *boot sector of a computer. See also boot virus...

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helper virus

Edited by Richard Cammack, Teresa Atwood, Peter Campbell, Howard Parish, Anthony Smith, Frank Vella and John Stirling.

in Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

January 2006; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biochemistry. 51 words.

any virus that supplies one or more of the functions that a defective virus is unable to perform. When a

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vaccinia virus

Edited by Richard Cammack, Teresa Atwood, Peter Campbell, Howard Parish, Anthony Smith, Frank Vella and John Stirling.

in Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

January 2006; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biochemistry. 101 words.

a DNA virus and the type species of the genus Orthopoxvirus (or ‘vaccinia subgroup’), which also includes the viruses responsible

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defective virus

Edited by Richard Cammack, Teresa Atwood, Peter Campbell, Howard Parish, Anthony Smith, Frank Vella and John Stirling.

in Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

January 2006; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biochemistry. 21 words.

a virus that is unable to reproduce itself whilst infecting a cell without the presence of a helper virus.

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EMC virus

Elizabeth Martin.

in The New Oxford Dictionary for Scientific Writers and Editors

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 21 words.

Abbrev. and preferred form for encephalomyocarditis virus – the type species of the genus Cardiovirus (vernacular name: EMC virus group).

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