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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Ciclo de duplicación vírica

Virus replication cycle (VY-rus reh-plih-KAY-shun)
The reproduction cycle of viruses. A replication cycle begins with the infection of a host cell and ends with the release of mature progeny virus particles.



 
 
Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.