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togavirus

noun to·ga·vi·rus \ˈtō-gə-ˌvī-rəs\

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 Dictionary

togavirus

noun to·ga·vi·rus \ˈtō-gə-ˌvī-rəs\

Medical Definition of TOGAVIRUS

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

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