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retrobulbar

Behind the globe of the eye.

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bulbar

retrovirus

A virus that makes a DNA copy from its RNA and inserts it into an infected cell's DNA; an RNA virus from the family Retroviridae.  Retroviruses are species specific and are fragile, being easily inactivated by ultraviolet light, heat, detergents, and drying.  They can cause many diseases, including some cancers and AIDS.

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virus

rickettsia

A parasitic bacteria occurring in the lumen of the gut in lice, fleas, ticks, and mites, by which they are transmitted to animals.

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bacteria  ;  parasite

Rocky Mountain spotted fever

An infectious rickettsial disease caused by Rickettsia rickettsii and characterized by severe vascular damage.

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disease ; infection ; rickettsia ; vascular


rostral

Toward the head or nose.

 



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