murine acquired immunodeficiency syndromemedical dictionary


Acquired defect of cellular immunity that occurs in mice infected with mouse leukaemia viruses (mulv). The syndrome shows striking similarities with human aids and is characterised by lymphadenopathy, profound immunosuppression, enhanced susceptibility to opportunistic infections, and B-cell lymphomas.

(12 Dec 1998)

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