Gammaherpesvirinae


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Gammaherpesvirinae

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