Medical Dictionary

Saint Louis encephalitis

noun Saint Lou·is encephalitis \-ˌlü-əs-\

Definition of SAINT LOUIS ENCEPHALITIS

:  a North American encephalitis that is caused by a single-stranded RNA virus of the genus Flavivirus (species Saint Louis encephalitis virus) transmitted by several mosquitoes of the genus Culex
April 01, 2015
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a period of physiological dormancy
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