Viruses meaning
[vahy-ruh s]
Definitions of viruses is:
  • noun plural viruses
    an ultramicroscopic (20 to 300 nm in diameter), metabolically inert, infectious agent that replicates only within the cells of living hosts, mainly bacteria, plants, and animals: composed of an RNA or DNA core, a protein coat, and, in more complex types, a surrounding envelope.
  • noun plural viruses
    Informal. a viral disease.
  • noun plural viruses
    a corrupting influence on morals or the intellect; poison.