arbovirus

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noun ar·bo·vi·rus \ ˌär-bə-ˈvī-rəs \
Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

Definition of arbovirus

:any of various RNA viruses (as an arenavirus, bunyavirus, or flavivirus) that are transmitted chiefly by arthropods and include the causative agents of dengue, encephalitis, sandfly fever, and yellow fever

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Origin and Etymology of arbovirus

arthropod-borne virus


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arbovirus

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noun ar·bo·vi·rus \ -ˈvī-rəs \

medical Definition of arbovirus

:any of various RNA viruses (as an arenavirus, bunyavirus, or flavivirus) transmitted principally by arthropods and including the causative agents of encephalitis, yellow fever, and dengue

arboviral

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