virulence

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French virulence, from Late Latin virulentia.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈvɪɹjələns/, /ˈvɪɹələns/

Noun[edit]

virulence (countable and uncountable, plural virulences)

  1. the state of being virulent
  2. a measure of how virulent a thing is