MERS-CoV

noun
\ ˈmərz-kō-ˈvē How to pronounce MERS-CoV (audio) \

Definition of MERS-CoV

: the coronavirus (species Middle East respiratory syndrome-related coronavirus of the genus Betacoronavirus) that is the causative agent of MERS

First Known Use of MERS-CoV

2013, in the meaning defined above

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16 Mar 2020

Cite this Entry

“MERS-CoV.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/MERS-CoV. Accessed 29 Mar. 2020.

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