C-type virus particle

C-type virus particle

[′sē ¦tīp ′vī·rəs ‚pärd·ə·kəl]
(virology)
One of a morphologically similar group of enveloped virus particles having a central, spherical ribonucleic acid-containing nucleoid; associated with certain cancers, as sarcomas and leukemias.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.