EBV

Definition / meaning of EBV

A common virus that remains dormant in most people. It causes infectious mononucleosis and has been associated with certain cancers, including Burkitt lymphoma, immunoblastic lymphoma, and nasopharyngeal carcinoma. Also called Epstein-Barr virus.

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The Web site of the National Cancer Institute (http://www.cancer.gov/)

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