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Viruses

Introduction: Viruses

Description of Viruses

Viruses (medical condition): Viruses are a very common type of infectious disease. Many of the most common human diseases are viral. There are literally hundreds of ...more

Viruses: See also:

Viral diseases:
  »Introduction: Viral diseases
  »Symptoms of Viral diseases
  »Causes of Viral diseases
  »Treatments for Viral diseases

Viruses: Minute infectious agents whose genomes are composed of DNA or RNA, but not both. They are characterized by a lack of independent metabolism and the inability to replicate outside living host cells.
Source: MeSH 2007

Viruses as a Disease

Viruses: Another name for Viral diseases (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Viral diseases
  »Symptoms of Viral diseases
  »Causes of Viral diseases
  »Treatments for Viral diseases

Viruses: Related Diseases

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

Causes of Viruses

Some of the causes of Viruses are included in the list below:

Symptoms of Viruses (Viral diseases)

Some of the symptoms of Viruses incude:

  • Many viral infections result in fever and body aches or discomfort.
  • Lethargy
  • Malaise

Treatments for Viruses (Viral diseases)

Treatments for Viruses (Viral diseases) include:

Treatment of Viruses: For more treatment information about Viruses, see treatment of Viral diseases (Viruses)

Viruses: Article Excerpts about Viral diseases

Viruses are among the smallest microbes, much smaller even than bacteria. Viruses are not cells.... (Source: excerpt from Microbes in Sickness and in Health -- Publications, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases: NIAID)

Viruses are among the smallest microbes, much smaller even than bacteria. Viruses are not cells. They consist of one or... (Source: excerpt from Microbes in Sickness and in Health -- Publications, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases: NIAID)

Viruses: Related Disease Topics

These medical disease topics may be related to Viruses:

Terms associated with Viruses:

Terms Similar to Viruses:

Source - MeSH 2007

Related Topics

Source - MeSH 2007

More specific terms for Viruses:

Source - MeSH 2007

Hierarchical classifications of Viruses

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

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

Interesting Medical Articles:

Medical dictionaries:

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