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Vinca Alkaloids
Anti-cancer drugs originally derived from Vinca (periwinkle) plants. Drugs of this type include vincristine, vinblastine. See also chemotherapy.

Virology
The study of viruses and viral diseases.

Virus
A minute infective agent, which depends on the cell, it infects for its replication and survival.

 

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The information in this glossary is cited with permission from the Leukemia Research Foundation web site.

 

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