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parainfluenza virus

noun para·in·flu·en·za virus \ˈpar-ə-ˌin-flü-ˌen-zə-\

Medical Definition of PARAINFLUENZA VIRUS

:  any of several single-stranded RNA viruses (genera Respirovirus and Rubulavirus) of the family Paramyxoviridae that are associated with or responsible for some respiratory infections especially in children—called also parainfluenza
April 19, 2015
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