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Oncovirus
Synonyms Cancer virus, oncogenic virus, tumo(u)r virus
Forms Plural: oncoviruses; Adj.: oncoviral
Etymology

Onco- (ὄγκος: "onkos" meaning mass or lump) + -virus (Latin for poison)

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A virus that can cause cancer.
Wikipedia
An oncovirus is a virus that can cause cancer.

Oncoviruses, are viruses that are oncogenic, that is, they can cause cancer.


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Herpesviruses such as:

Other DNA viruses such as:

Hepatitis viruses such as:

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