Betaherpesvirinae

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Betaherpesvirinae

[¦bād·ə¦hər·pēz′vī·rə‚nē]
(virology)
A subfamily of animal, double-stranded linear deoxyribonucleic acid viruses of the family Herpesviridae, which are enveloped by a lipid bilayer and several glycoproteins. Also known as cytomegalovirus group.