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12:56 Apr 25, 2020
English to Urdu translations [PRO]
COVID-19 - Science - Medical (general)
Additional field(s): Biology (-tech,-chem,micro-), Medical (general), Science (general), Journalism
English term or phrase: virion
Definition from Merriam-Webster:
A complete virus particle that consists of an RNA or DNA core with a protein coat sometimes with external envelopes and that is the extracellular infectious form of a virus.

Example sentence(s):
  • When airborne, infective virus can drift through the air as an aerosol. In this form of transmission, “very small droplets that come out of our mouth very quickly evaporate the water off, and we’re left with a gel kind of material...that forms a bit of a protective environment for those virions to survive for longer,” Mackay explains. This is distinct from droplet-based spread of the virus. The Scientist
  • If you get enough virions on your hands and then touch your mucous membranes, including your mouth, nose and eyes, you could get infected. The Globe and Mail
  • Instead, the article suggests the cold makes us more susceptible to the virions and could activate dormant ones that are already inside us. It’s not just Covid-19, viral acute respiratory tract infections (vARIs) are also a major problem for microbiology. WBUR
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Samira Khalid


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اگر آپ کے ہاتھوں پر کافی مقدار میں وائرین ہو اور پھر آپ اپنی میوکس ممبرینز کو چھوئیں، جن می ناک، آنکھ، منہ وغیرہ شامل ہیں، تو آپ بیماری سے متاثر ہوسکتے ہیں۔

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  • اردو انگریزی لغت کے مطابق وائرین سے مراد ہے مُکمل طور پر مُتعدی وائرسی ذرَّہ - English to Urdu Dictionary  

سیاق و سباق کے اعتبار سے ہم محض وائرین لکھ سکتے ہیں، بالکل ایسے ہی جیسے ہم وائرس کو اردو میں بھی وائرس
ہی کہتے ہیں۔ اس کے علاوہ موقع کی مناسبت سے مکمل طور پرمتعدی وائرسی ذرہ بھی استعمال کیا جا سکتا ہے۔
Samira Khalid
Local time: 21:33
Native speaker of: Native in UrduUrdu, Native in PunjabiPunjabi
PRO pts in category: 4
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