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rhinovirus

noun rhi·no·vi·rus \ˌrī-nō-ˈvī-rəs\

Definition of RHINOVIRUS

:  any of a genus (Rhinovirus) of picornaviruses including two (species Human rhinovirus A and Human rhinovirus B) having numerous serotypes causing respiratory infections (as the common cold) in humans
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Origin of RHINOVIRUS

New Latin
First Known Use: 1961
Medical Dictionary

rhinovirus

noun rhi·no·vi·rus \ˌrī-nō-ˈvī-rəs\

Medical Definition of RHINOVIRUS

:  any of a genus (Rhinovirus) of single-stranded RNA viruses of the family Picornaviridae including two species (Human rhinovirus A and Human rhinovirus B) having numerous serotypes that affect humans causing respiratory infections including the common cold

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