Saint Louis encephalitis

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

Definition of Saint Louis encephalitis

:a North American encephalitis that is caused by a flavivirus (species St. Louis encephalitis virus of the genus Flavivirus) transmitted by several culex mosquitoes

Origin and Etymology of saint louis encephalitis

St. Louis, Missouri


Medical Dictionary

Saint Louis encephalitis

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

medical 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

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