Meaning of feline leukemia virus

fe'line leuke'mia vi"rus

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a retrovirus, mainly affecting cats, that depresses the immune system and leads to opportunistic infections, lymphosarcoma, and other disorders. Abbr.: FeLV, FLV
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