SARS-CoV

noun
\ ˈsärz-kō-ˈvē How to pronounce SARS-CoV (audio) \

Definition of SARS-CoV

: the coronavirus (Severe acute respiratory syndrome-related coronavirus of the genus Betacoronavirus) that is the causative agent of SARS

First Known Use of SARS-CoV

2003, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of SARS-CoV was in 2003

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“SARS-CoV.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/SARS-CoV. Accessed 21 May. 2022.

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SARS-CoV

noun
\ ˈsärz-kō-ˈvē How to pronounce SARS-CoV (audio) \

Medical Definition of SARS-CoV

: the coronavirus (Severe acute respiratory syndrome-related coronavirus of the genus Betacoronavirus) that is the causative agent of SARS

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