Translation of virus in Spanish:


virus, n.

Pronunciation: /ˈvʌɪrəs//ˈvaɪrəs/


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    virus masculine
    (disease/infection) (before noun) viral
    (infection/disease) (before noun) vírico
    she's come down with a virus ha pescado un virus informal
    • Such viruses enter the host cell and then rapidly multiply inside the cell before killing it.
    • All microbes, be it viruses, bacteria, mycoplasma, fungi or parasites interfere in research.
    • The idea is to insert therapeutic genes directly into a patient's cells, using viruses or other agents as delivery vehicles.
    • Importers want their products cleared quickly but fungi and other plant pathogens like bacteria and viruses don't always like to reveal themselves.
    • Bacteria and some viruses multiply and mutate rapidly, and can evolve much more quickly than we can develop new drugs to fight them.
    • Bacteriophages are viruses that infect bacteria.
    • The World Health Organization has said that following natural disasters, bacteria and viruses from corpses die within 24 hours.
    • Among other things, biological agents include bacteria, viruses, fungi, pollen, dust mites and moulds.
    • Numerous virulence genes in pathogenic bacteria and viruses have been shown to be under positive selection.
    • Virtually all pathogenic bacteria, viruses and fungi are anaerobic and will be killed by hydrogen peroxide.
    • Leucodepletion also reduces transmission rates of other cell associated viruses such as cytomegalovirus.
    • The evolution of a virus within a host has been shown to be strongly influenced by its environment.
    • Bacteriophages fit the definition of parasite to a T. In many cases new viruses multiply inside a host until the bacterium simply rips apart.
    • A trend that is evident in the table is that viruses that infect bacteria are more tightly packed than the viruses that infect eukaryotic cells.
    • It may be difficult to recognize the virus within the cells due to the presence of similar sized ribosomes.
    • A large number of viruses emerge from the host cell before it dies.
    • Unfortunately this means that a whole host of bacteria, viruses and prions are just waiting to be levelled at any of us at any time.
    • When found outside of host cells, viruses exist as a protein coat or capsid, sometimes enclosed within a membrane.
    • Herpes and other viruses come with protein tool kits of their own.
    • White blood cells chase bacteria and viruses, preventing us from getting sick.