arenavirus


are·na·vi·rus

noun \ˌar-ə-nə-ˈvī-rəs, ə-ˌrē-\

Definition of ARENAVIRUS

1
capitalized : a genus of the family Arenaviridae that includes the Machupo virus, the Junin virus, and the causative agents of lymphocytic choriomeningitis and Lassa fever
2
: any of the family Arenaviridae of single-stranded RNA viruses

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