cytomegalovirus is Accepted in TWL Scrabble Dictionary

cytomegalovirus Scrabble score: 22

Meaning of cytomegalovirus

  • A kind of herpesvirus that usually produces very mild symptoms in an infected person but may cause severe neurological damage in people with weakened immune systems and in the newborn
  • any of a group of viruses containing DNA of the herpes family, which cause cells which they infect to enlarge and may cause an illness similar to glandular fever [n]