virino


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(microbiology) a hypothetical infectious particle thought to be the cause of scrapie and other degenerative diseases of the central nervous system

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Because researchers are unsure about how to classify them, various names have been ascribed for them, such as slow virus, virino, viroid, virion and prion, or proteinaceous infectious particle.
Elio Garavaglia, Virino Perelli, Mauro Merlo and Beniamino Calderoli will address an audience of coaches - with all proceeds from the event going to charity.