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togavirus

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noun to·ga·vi·rus \ˈtō-gə-ˌvī-rəs\

Definition of togavirus

  1. :  any of a family (Togaviridae) of single-stranded RNA viruses that have a spherical virion and include the causative agents of German measles and the three forms of equine encephalitis



Origin of togavirus

New Latin, from Latin toga toga + New Latin virus


First Known Use: 1970


Medical Dictionary

togavirus

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noun to·ga·vi·rus \ˈtō-gə-ˌvī-rəs\

Medical Definition of togavirus

  1. :  any of the family Togaviridae of single-stranded RNA viruses




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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "togavirus"


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