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Ebola virus

noun

Definition of EBOLA VIRUS

:  any of several filoviruses (genus Ebolavirus and especially species Zaire ebolavirus) of African origin that cause an often fatal hemorrhagic fever
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Origin of EBOLA VIRUS

Ebola River, Democratic Republic of the Congo
First Known Use: 1976
Medical Dictionary

Ebola virus

noun

Medical Definition of EBOLA VIRUS

:  any of several single-stranded RNA viruses of the family Filoviridae (especially species Zaire Ebola virus) of African origin that cause an often fatal hemorrhagic fever

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