WORD ORIGIN

Late Middle English (denoting the venom of a snake): from Latin, literally ‘slimy liquid, poison’, also the source of virulent (Late Middle English). The earlier medical sense, superseded by the current use as a result of improved scientific understanding, was ‘a substance produced in the body as the result of disease, especially one capable of infecting others.’

acyclovir,  antiretroviral,  antiviral,  anti(-)virus,  coronavirus,  cytomegalovirus,  norovirus,  postviral,  retrovirus,  viral,  virologist,  virology,  virulence,  virulent(ly);  virus-battered,  virus-driven,  virus-free,  virus-hit,  virus-induced,  virus-laden,  virus-mediated,  virus-plagued,  virus-ravaged,  virus-resistant,  virus-ridden,  virus-stricken,  virus-triggered, etc.
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