morbillivirus

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noun mor·bil·li·vi·rus \mȯr-ˈbi-lə-ˌvī-rəs\

Definition of morbillivirus

  1. :  any of a genus (Morbillivirus) of paramyxoviruses that include the causative agents of canine distemper, measles, and rinderpest

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Origin and Etymology of morbillivirus

New Latin, from morbillus spot on the skin, pustule (from Medieval Latin, diminutive of Latin morbus) + virus


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morbillivirus

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noun mor·bil·li·vi·rus \-ˌvī-rəs\

Medical Definition of morbillivirus

  1. 1 capitalized :  a genus of single-stranded RNA viruses of the family Paramyxoviridae that includes the causative agents of measles, canine distemper, and rinderpest

  2. 2:  any of the genus Morbillivirus of paramyxoviruses


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