January 2005
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1464
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A definition of the medical term neurovirus is presented. According to the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co., the term refers to a virus that has been modified by its growth in nervous tissue and used in preparing vaccines. The pronunciation of the term is also included as an additional reference.


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