Htlv-i

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Htlv-i

(Science: virology) a species of HTLV-blv viruses isolated from mature t4 cells in patients with t-lymphoproliferation malignancies. It causes adult t-cell leukaemia (atl), t-cell lymphoma, and is involved in mycosis fungoides, sezary syndrome and tropical spastic paraparesis.