Definition of Norwalk virus
: a highly infectious norovirus (species Norwalk virus) that causes acute gastroenteritis in humans
Origin of norwalk virus
Norwalk, Ohio, site of an outbreak of the virus in 1968
First Known Use: 1983
Medical Definition of Norwalk virus
: a single-stranded RNA virus of the genus Norovirus (species Norwalk virus) that was first discovered in Norwalk, Ohio, and causes an infectious human gastroenteritis—called also Norwalk agent
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