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Cytomegalovirus

Introduction: Cytomegalovirus

Description of Cytomegalovirus

Cytomegalovirus (medical condition): A easily transmissible viral infection that is common but...more »

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Cytomegalovirus: any of a group of herpes viruses that enlarge epitheltial cells and can cause birth defects; can affect humans with impaired immunological systems.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Cytomegalovirus: A genus of the family HERPESVIRIDAE, subfamily BETAHERPESVIRINAE, infecting the salivary glands, liver, spleen, lungs, eyes, and other organs, in which they produce characteristically enlarged cells with intranuclear inclusions. Infection with Cytomegalovirus is also seen as an opportunistic infection in AIDS.
Source: Diseases Database

Cytomegalovirus: widely occurring intracellular herpesvirus characterized by narrow host specificity and slow reproduction (latency); causes a variety of pathologies in mammals, including AIDS related oculopathy in humans.
Source: CRISP

Cytomegalovirus: A genus of the family HERPESVIRIDAE, subfamily BETAHERPESVIRINAE, infecting the salivary glands, liver, spleen, lungs, eyes, and other organs, in which they produce characteristically enlarged cells with intranuclear inclusions. Infection with Cytomegalovirus is also seen as an opportunistic infection in AIDS.
Source: MeSH 2007

Cytomegalovirus: Related Topics

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Cytomegalovirus: Rare Disease

Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Cytomegalovirus is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Cytomegalovirus, or a subtype of Cytomegalovirus, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Cytomegalovirus as a Disease

Cytomegalovirus (medical condition): See Cytomegalovirus (disease information).
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Cytomegalovirus: Related Diseases

Cytomegalovirus: Cytomegalovirus is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Cytomegalovirus: Article Excerpts

Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is a very common virus that infects approximately one-half of all young... (Source: excerpt from Other Important STDS, NIAID Fact Sheet: NIAID)

Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is a very common virus that infects approximately one-half of all young adults in the United ... (Source: excerpt from Other Important STDS, NIAID Fact Sheet: NIAID)

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Cytomegalovirus: Related Disease Topics

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Terms associated with Cytomegalovirus:

Terms Similar to Cytomegalovirus:

Source: Diseases Database

Source - NIH

Source - WordNet 2.1

Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Cytomegalovirus

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

Source - WordNet 2.1

The term Cytomegalovirus can be used for:

Source: CRISP

Other terms that may be related to Cytomegalovirus:

Source: CRISP

The description of Cytomegalovirus may also be used for the following terms:

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Hierarchical classifications of Cytomegalovirus

The following list attempts to classify Cytomegalovirus into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • herpes,herpes virus
  • animal virus
  • virus
  • microorganism
  • being,organism
  • animate thing,living thing
  • object,physical object
  • entity

Source: WordNet 2.1

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

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