Definition of togavirus
: 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 Definition of togavirus
: any of the family Togaviridae of single-stranded RNA viruses
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