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norovirus

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noun nor·o·virus \ˈnȯr-ə-ˌvī-rəs\

Definition of norovirus

  1. :  any of a genus (Norovirus of the family Caliciviridae) of small round single-stranded RNA viruses; specifically :  norwalk virus



Origin of norovirus

New Latin, from English Norwalk virus + New Latin -o- + virus


First Known Use: 2002


Medical Dictionary

norovirus

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noun nor·o·virus \ˌnȯr-ō-ˈvī-rəs\

Medical Definition of norovirus

  1. 1 capitalized :  a genus of single-stranded RNA viruses of the family Caliciviridae that contains the Norwalk virus

  2. 2:  any virus of the genus Norovirus; specifically :  norwalk virus




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