Medical Dictionary


noun pl Co·ro·na·vi·ri·dae \kə-ˌrō-nə-ˈvir-ə-ˌdē\

Medical Definition of CORONAVIRIDAE

:  a family of single-stranded RNA viruses that are surrounded by a lipoprotein envelope with large club-shaped projections and that infect birds and many mammals including humans but with each species of virus usually having a restricted range of hosts


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