Translation of virus in Spanish:

virus

virus, n.

Pronunciation /ˈvaɪrəs/ /ˈvʌɪrəs/

See Spanish definition of virus

nounplural viruses

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    virus masculine
    (infection/disease) (before noun) viral
    (infection/disease) (before noun) vírico
    she's come down with a virus ha pescado un virus informal
    • Virtually all pathogenic bacteria, viruses and fungi are anaerobic and will be killed by hydrogen peroxide.
    • The evolution of a virus within a host has been shown to be strongly influenced by its environment.
    • Bacteriophages are viruses that infect bacteria.
    • Herpes and other viruses come with protein tool kits of their own.
    • It may be difficult to recognize the virus within the cells due to the presence of similar sized ribosomes.
    • Bacteria and some viruses multiply and mutate rapidly, and can evolve much more quickly than we can develop new drugs to fight them.
    • A large number of viruses emerge from the host cell before it dies.
    • White blood cells chase bacteria and viruses, preventing us from getting sick.
    • Leucodepletion also reduces transmission rates of other cell associated viruses such as cytomegalovirus.
    • Most cases of bronchitis are caused by viruses.
    • Antibiotic overuse can lead to antibiotic-resistant viruses.
    • Genetic sequencing found the viruses in the two men to be nearly identical.
    • Viruses reproduce as they infect animals and people.
    • Deer mice were determined to be the main carriers of the virus.
    • She explores the devastating impacts of the Ebola virus in her latest documentary.
    • The virus can be transmitted through direct contact with the blood or secretions of an infected person.
    • The new drugs could even destroy the virus.
    • She now believes that she was a victim of the Zika virus after being bitten by a mosquito.
    • West Nile virus is endemic in this area.
    • Mosquitoes typically become carriers of the virus after feeding on an infected bird.